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Exciting News!


Child Nutrition News!

The updated CACFP meal pattern went into effect October 1, 2017. Check out the Alliance's new resources throughout this site - a CACFP Calculator, new menus, and fun recipes! Need more guidance? There are also many useful resources 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? 


Carol is attending the Mississippi School Nutrition Association where she will be talking about customer service. Jill will return to Mississippi a few weeks later to speak to a new group on customer service as well as policy implementation.

How to Use This Tool

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

Find kid-friendly recipes for your school or site.

View menu plans to use as turnkey food service solutions.

Do you want to see your school or program's menus or recipes featured on this site? Send an email to


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

Feature 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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