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Join the USDA Team Nutrition for training webinars on hot topics related to the CACFP Meal Pattern requirements. All of these trainings count toward Specialty 1 or 2 for the CACFP Certification Program education requirements.

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Offer Versus Serve in the CACFP

April 19, 2018

This webinar focuses on how to use Offer Versus Serve meal service, available and optional for sites that serve at-risk afterschool and adult participants in the CACFP only.

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Serving Adult Participants in the CACFP

May 5, 2022

This webinar shows CACFP operators how to plan and prepare reimbursable meals and snacks for adult participants.

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Serving Meat & Meat Alternates at Breakfast

March 15, 2018

This webinar focuses on the option to serve meat and meat alternates in place of grains at breakfast up to three times per week for those following CACFP and preschool meal patterns.

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Serving Milk in the CACFP

January 18, 2018

This webinar walks the audience through Team Nutrition’s “Serving Milk in the CACFP” training worksheet and lets audience select milk for various age groups to meet meal pattern requirements.

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Serving Snacks in the CACFP

September 23, 2021

This webinar will show CACFP operators how to plan and prepare snacks for children and adults in their care.

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Serving Vegetables in the CACFP

July 18, 2019

This webinar will focus on creative and appealing ways to offer vegetables at meals and snacks in the CACFP.

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Using the Nutrition Facts Label in the CACFP

January 21, 2021

This webinar shows Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators how to use the Nutrition Facts label to identify items that may be served at reimbursable meals and snacks.

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Using the WIC List to Identify Creditable Foods in the CACFP

May 16, 2019

This webinar will focus on how CACFP operators can use the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) food list to find creditable cereals and whole grain-rich foods to serve as part of a reimbursable meal or snack.

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