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Forms, Resources & Training

Find here all the resources you need for:

CAC Food Program

  • CACFP Forms for your day care
  • The meal pattern instituted October 2018
  • Recipes

Please feel free to download any of the following materials, created to help you keep your charges happy and healthy.    Last update 7/16/19


CACFP FORMS - 
2019-2020 Dear Parent for Tier II Homes
2019-2020 Dear Provider for Tier I Providers
Building for the Future - print and post at your facility
new  WIC Poster - print and post at your facility       WIC Information
CACFP Milk Requirements
Provider Change Form
KidKare Helper Form
Dietary Restriction & Substitution Statement
W-9 Form
Direct Deposit Form
Infant Individual Meal Record
Infant Feeding Contract
Reimbursement Rates 7/1/18 -> 6/30/19


CACFP NEW MEAL PATTERN RESOURCES -

Eating Through Meal Patterns - Whole grain-rich
Whole Grains Council - off-site link
Best Practices
Verified Foods That Meet New Pattern
Compare - Before and After October 1
Grain-based Dessert Guide
Infant Meal Pattern
Child Meal Pattern
Maine New Infant Food Chart
Serving Milk in the CACFP
Yogurt Sugar Worksheet
Cereal Sugar Worksheet


Build a Healthy Plate with Whole Grains
Sample Meals for Children Ages 1-2,  Ages 3-5 and Ages 6-12 & 13-18   
Identifying Whole Grain-Rich

Whole Grain-Rich Approved Cereals

CACFP Meal Pattern Implementation Library
Nutrition Database - www.nutritionix.com
Foods Education Database - www.fooducate.com
USDA Team Nutrition
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CACFP TRAINING PRESENTATIONS - 

 2017 New Meal Pattern Training

2018 CACFP Training     Whole Grain-Rich Training

 

 


NUTRITION EDUCATION
25 Healthy Snacks for Kids
51 Healthy Snack Ideas

Color Your Plate with Salad

Cooking Meat
How Much Do You Eat?
Lunch & Dinner Ideas
Tips for Feeding Young Children

recipes

Sunshine Dressing
Black bean and sweet potato quesadillas
Bring it on Brussels Sprouts wrap
Banana pancakes with apple topping
Whole grain wraps
 

OTHER RESOURCES
USDA Sweet Cracker Notice
Building a Lasagna Garden
Gardening in Containers

Be sure to check out our newsletter, Caregiver Connection, for more ideas and ways to access all the benefits of our program!

As always, if we can be of any help, don’t hesitate to contact us.  And thanks for partnering with us to serve healthy meals for all Maine children.