Districts, Schools and Educators

Food and Nutrition Services U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Memos

Listed by program area and subtopic

At-Risk Afterschool Meals

Food Service Operations

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for Family Child Care


Food Service Operations

Household Income Statements

Monitoring-State Agency and Sponsors

Procurement and Contracts

Child and Adult Care Food Program for Centers

Food Service Operations

Household Income Statements


Menus and Crediting

Multiple Site Sponsors and Monitoring

Nutrition and Wellness

  • Local Foods in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP 11-2015) Guidance on the use of local foods and agriculture-based curriculum in early childhood education and care settings. Clarifies financial management policies relevant to local food production and procurement. Questions and answers regarding procuring or growing local food for use in the CACFP.

Procurement and Contracts

Special Dietary Needs

State Agency Monitoring/Guidance

Civil Rights

Milk Program

School Nutrition Programs

Afterschool Snack Program

Community Eligibility Provision

Farm to School

Food Safety

Food Service Management Contracts

Free and Reduced-Price Process

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Meal Patterns

Meal Pricing and Non-Program Foods

Menu Crediting

Menu Planning

  • Offer versus Serve Manual USDA Offer versus Serve guidance manual for the National School Lunch and the School Breakfast Program.

Procurement and Contracts

Seamless Summer Program

Smart Snacks

Special Dietary Needs

Sponsor Application Process

State Administrative Review

Training: Essentials for School Nutrition



Summer Food Service



Food Service Operations

Outreach and Promotion

Procurement and Contracts