A Guide to Afterschool and Summer Child Nutrition Programs
This guide focuses on child nutrition programs that fall outside of regular school hours. This includes afterschool programs, summer programs, weekends or extended mid-year breaks from school.
Selecting an Afterschool or Summer Meal Program
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
Find Summer Meals in Your Community
Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. Use this mapping tool to find a site near you. New sites will be added as the school year ends and throughout the summer.
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Recipes for healthy kids: Cookbooks for child care centers and schools
Recipes for 25, 50 and 100 servings
The recipes in the cookbook feature foods both children and adults should consume more of: dark green and orange vegetables, dry beans and peas and whole grains. All of these healthy recipes are low in total fat, saturated fat, sugar and sodium. With fun names like Porcupine Sliders, Smokin' Powerhouse Chili and Squish Squash Lasagna, these kid-tested, kid-approved recipes are sure to please children and be an instant hit.