Monthly Updates

March 2023 Update
February 2023 Update
September 2022 Update
April 2022 Update
March 2022 Update
February 2022 Update
October 2021 Update
September 2021 Update

What’s In Season

What’s In Season GUIDE for SPRING
What’s In Season GUIDE for SUMMER
What’s In Season GUIDE for FALL
What’s In Season GUIDE for WINTER

Nutrition Edition

Nutrition Edition – Issue 100
Nutrition Edition – Issue 99
Nutrition Edition – Issue 98
Nutrition Edition – Issue 97
Nutrition Edition – Issue 96
Nutrition Edition – Issue 95
Nutrition Edition – Issue 94
Nutrition Edition – Issue 93
Nutrition Edition – Issue 92
Nutrition Edition – Issue 91


CACFP Reimbursement Rates*
Effective July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

Tier 1 Breakfast Lunch Snack Dinner
Federal 1.66 3.04 .97 3.04
Tier 2 Breakfast Lunch Snack Dinner
Federal 1.66 3.04 .97 3.04

*The Keep Kids Fed Act of 2022 provides an additional 10 cents for each meal and supplement served and allows Tier II day care homes to be reimbursed at the Tier I rate for the time period starting July 1, 2022 ending on June 30, 2023.


Check Information

January Original Run Checks mailed 3/9/2023


Handbook Section 1 – General Information
Handbook Section 2 – KidKare Instructions
Handbook Section 3 – USDA Meal Pattern
Document school out days on CIF
Monthly Claim Information Sheet

New Meal Pattern

Choose Yogurts That Are Lower in Added Sugars
New Meal Pattern Training Handout
New Meal Pattern Component Sheet


Attendance Prompt When Recording Meal
Attendance Prompt Video
KidKare User Agreement
KidKare Startup Guide
KidKare Quick Fixes & Troubleshooting Tips
KidKare Login Troubleshooting Tips
KidKare Help/Training
Document school out days with KidKare

Links you might want to check out

Calculator for Child Nutrition (CN) Labels
Cooking Matters
Kids Eat Right
Potter the Otter
Rachael Ray’s Yum-O
Tom Copeland’s Taking Care of Business
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
WIC – Women, Infants and Children Program