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Child Nutrition Action in Congress

Let’s get ready for Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization! The last time Congress renewed this law, it was 2010. So much has happened since then! This reauthorization process gives us all an opportunity to educate Congress on what would make the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) even better. The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and…

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New CACFP Payment Rates for 2021-2022

July 8, 2021 Every July, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimbursement rates for centers and family child care are published in the Federal Register for the year. This is how they break down for family child care providers this year: 2021-2022 CACFP Reimbursement Rates Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022…

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Child Nutrition Action in Congress: Senator Casey introduces the Access to Healthy Food for Young Children Act

Let’s get ready for Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization! This reauthorization process gives us all an opportunity to educate Congress on what would make the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) even better. The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee will take the lead on this work. Senators and…