The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). It provides reimbursement to child care
providers and centers to help them serve nutritious meals and snacks.
USDA Food Program Website
Research proves that children who attend a child care facility that participates on the USDA Food Program eat healthier than those who don't. Children who consume a healthy diet are sick less often, have more energy and fewer health problems.
If your child's provider participates on the USDA Food Program you can be sure that:
Child care providers who participate on the USDA Food Program receive reimbursement for the healthy meals and snacks they serve - which means you can increase revenue without increasing the fees to parents.