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Posted: Aug 2, 2017
Author: Ann Bush

TOPEKA — The Kansas State Department of Education announces the participation of sponsoring agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program for the current program year.

Posted: Jul 21, 2017
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas State Department of Education announces the participation of all Kansas school districts and many private schools in the National School Lunch and/or School Breakfast Program. Local school officials have adopted the following household income guidelines for determining eligibility for Child Nutrition Program benefits.

Posted: Jun 7, 2017
Categories: KSDE, CNW
Author: Ann Bush

Thanks to a system developed by No Kid Hungry and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, children and parents can find summer meal sites by sending a quick text. The summer meals texting hotline service is available across the United States, including Kansas.

Posted: Jan 31, 2017
Author: Ann Bush

Nearly half of state’s children qualify for free/reduced-price meals

TOPEKA — The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is seeking sponsors who are willing to provide nutritious meals to Kansas children during the summer months.

Posted: Oct 13, 2016
Categories: CNW, CACFP Update Memos

CACFP Nutrition News – NEW LOOK! - Certification for 2017 - October Claim Reminder – Centers Only

Posted: Oct 13, 2016
Author: Ann Bush

Fourteen Kansas schools will be able to expand their school breakfast programs thanks to a grant totaling more than $90,0000 from the 2016 Fuel Up to Play 60 School Nutrition Grant Program.

Posted: Oct 7, 2016

Team Up will provide a unique opportunity for peers to network, share information about successes and challenges and set SMART goals on high priority topics.

Posted: Sep 29, 2016
Categories: CNW, CACFP Newsletter

Where Healthy Eating Becomes a Habit

October is...

Apple Month, Cranberry Month, Eat Better, Eat Together Month, Farm to Plate Month, Pork Month

Posted: Sep 29, 2016

New Meal Standards

The updated meal standards for the CACFP are available for public inspection and will be published in the Federal Register on Monday, April 25, 2016. CACFP centers and day care homes must comply with the new meal standards by October 1, 2017.

Posted: Sep 29, 2016

Child Care Aware® of Kansas would like to recognize child care providers in Kansas that provide support to breastfeeding families and employees through the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Designation. To receive the designation, child care providers must meet five criteria that demonstrate a culture of breastfeeding support. Programs receiving the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Designation will receive a certificate, a window cling and be recognized in the Provider Profile information that is distributed through the Child Care Aware® of Kansas Referral Center to families looking for child care.

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