Overview of nutrition support provided by the California Department of Education.
Information and resources about healthy snacks, nutrition education, and physical activity for after school programs.
Information about meal programs offered at public and private child care centers, day care homes, adult day care centers, and homeless shelters under CACFP.
CNIPS is a new Web-based system for local sponsors of federal food programs to more easily submit and track the status of their applications, claims, changes, and commodity requests to the CDE.
Information about United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) foods, Department of Defense (DOD) fresh produce, distribution centers, and processing of USDA foods.
Child nutrition programs data and statistics, including county profiles, free and reduced price data, school meal nutrition analysis, and summer meal service sites.
Education and training information for child nutrition professionals in school food service, nutrition, and food safety.
Information about improving nutrition and establishing healthy eating habits in school, child care, adult, and after school settings.
Current and proposed legislation, regulations, and policies for child nutrition programs administration.
Reimbursement rates, annual eligibility scales, and funding information.
Meal and milk programs offered at public and private nonprofit schools and residential child care institutions.
Federal meal programs for children from low-income areas during vacation and off-track periods.
United States Department of Agriculture Food & Nutrition Service (FNS) policies and procedures about nondiscrimination in the administration of the child nutrition and food distribution programs.