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USDA Issues Guidance on Grain-Based Desserts for CACFP!

The new CACFP meal pattern goes into effect October 1, 2017. Watch for new Alliance resources to support your CACFP efforts coming this fall! In the meantime, check out these useful summaries from the USDA:


Looking for Local Wellness Policy resources? The Alliance and USDA are here to help!

Alliance Resources:

USDA Resources:


Where are the Nutrition Advisors? 


The new school year is off and running in August! Carol is providing professional development to school nutrition professionals in DC, Cleveland and Mission ISD this month, as well as PE teachers in Mission and San Benito ISDs (go Carol!) Jill will be providing professional development to PE teachers in McAllen and school nutrition professionals in Corpus Christi, as well as virtual policy training to classroom teachers in Montana. Back to school, back to training!

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Browse products by category, ingredient, meal type and Smart Snacks compliance.

Find kid-friendly recipes for your school or site.

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Resources from the Alliance Nutrition Team!

Check out these videos from the Alliance and No Kid Hungry! Use these videos to demonstrate to adminstrators and teachers how Breakfast After the Bell can work in a classroom near you.

Training Center

New training in the Training Center!

Smart Choices for the Health of It

The Training Center is a virtual space to connect with the Alliance’s National Advisors and engage with like-minded healthy change makers.

Search for trainings on specific topics, take on-demand trainings, track and revisit previously viewed trainings and participate in online discussions facilitated by the Alliance’s National Advisors. Learn more about the National Advisors.

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