Food Program Resources

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Cheese Handout: What's creditable & what's not on the WECA Food Program | download pdf

Commercially Prepared Combination Food Items | download pdf 

Creditable Whole Grain Products Handout | download pdf

Crediting Handbook for the Child and Adult Care Food Program | download pdf

Foods for Infants in the CACFP | download pdf

First Children's Finance Loan Info | firstchildrensfinance.org

Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Program | fns.usda.gov

Healthy Snack Ideas | download pdf

Household Size-Income Scale for USDA Nutrition Programs | download pdf

How to Get Kids to Eat? Don't try! | download pdf

Identifying Cereal Sugar Limits | download pdf

Infants: Crediting Infant Foods | download.pdf

Effective October 1, 2017: Food Program Meal Patterns (Wisconsin DPI Handouts)
Cereals | Feeding Infants HandoutFruit and Vegetable Component Handout | Grain Component HandoutMilk Component Handout | Meat/Meat Alternate Component

Effective October 1, 2017: Food Program Meal Pattern Training Tools (USDA Handouts)
Calculating Sugar Limits for Breakfast Cereals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program English | Calculating Sugar Limits for Yogurt in the Child and Adults Care Food Program English | Choose Yogurts that are Lower in Added Sugars English Spanish | Choose Breakfast Cereals that are Lower in Added Sugars English Spanish | Serving Milk in the CACFP English Spanish | Growing a Healthier Future with CACFP English Spanish | Grain-Based Desserts in CACFP English | Methods for Healthy Cooking English | Serving Meat and Meat Alternates at Breakfast English 

Online Menu and Attendance Template | download pdf

Parent Letter (Building for the Future) | download pdf
Parent Letter (Construyendo Para El Futuro) | download pdf

Policy Regarding Provider Suspension from Wisconsin Shares | download pdf

Replacing Grain-Based Desserts | download pdf

Sample Menus | download pdf

Staff Directory | download pdf

Tips for Incorporating Whole Grain-Rich Grains | download pdf

Tom Copeland's Blog (Tom's a nationally-known family child care expert) | tomcopelandblog.com

USDA Provider Handbook - Free Nutrition and Wellness Tips | fns.usda.gov

USDA Thirty on Thursdays: Training Webinars for New Meal Pattern Requirements | Register

Wisconsin WIC Income Eligibility | dpi.wi.gov

Wisconsin DPI Food Program Translated Documents & Forms | DPI website 

When to expect your reimbursement | download pdf

Whole Grain-Rich Flow Chart (NCA) | download pdf

Whole Grain-Rich & Sugar Approved Cereals (NCA) | download pdf