Posts from all over social media have some wonderful things to do with the children for springtime. Here are a few of our favorite Facebook posts this week!Read More
I do believe this is the perfect quotation for child caregivers. This is what you do - giving love and making memories. And it's awesome.
The CACFP Leadership conference takes place in partnership with a larger anti-hunger policy conference in Washington D.C. put on by the Food Research and Action Center. It is an inspiring conference. An incredible opportunity to see that CACFP advocacy efforts align with those feeding hungry people healthy foods in our United States of America.
Rather than share with you a play by play from the sessions, in which I learned very much, I want to give you a better idea of how the rhetoric of hunger and health in our nation is relevant to the Child and Adult Care Food Program.Read More
From A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh to Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to Aesops Fables - there are some absolute keepers here.
It's hard to pick a favorite but on this Wonderful Wednesday, I am thinking it's from J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan.
"The moment where you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever being able to do it" - Peter Pan
Which one is your favorite? Share in comments below!
Some parts of CACFPWeek on Facebook! So fun seeing what everyone is up to. More to come. Check out the #cacfpweek hashtag and the #cacfpmatters hashtag to follow the community and all of the wonderful outreach efforts!Read More
California has a group called the California Food Policy Advocates (CFPA) which educates and advocates for food policy with the state legislature. There is a division focused on child care policy and CFPA has created a fact sheet for the CACFP Meal Pattern Proposed Rule. While the numbers are specific to California, much of what's shared is pertinent to anyone involved in child care nutrition.Read More
An exhilarating kick off to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Leadership Conference as we heard from the infamous and effective Geri Henchy - our leader advocating for CACFP on the Hill, Ed Cooney and Ellen Teller about lobbying, CACFP professional organizations and a wonderful representation of child care by Helen Blank and Eva Daniels.Read More