School Wellness Policy Best Practices
Washington State Child
An introduction to child nutrition programs. Outlines the mission statement,
goals and objectives of OSPI Child Nutrition Services.
Creditable Foods Guide,
(PDF) Spanish version (PDF)
List of foods by category that are allowed on CACFP.
Simplified Food Buying Guide (PDF)
List of Revised Pages, September 2008 (PDF)
A tool to assist centers in planning and purchasing food for centers.
Charts shows the name of the food, the purchase unit and the serving size.
Portions are given to 3-6 year olds, 6-12 year olds and adults.
Family Day Care Home Manual
Provides guidance on program management to
sponsors serving family day care home providers.
USDA Team Nutrition Best Practices - Washington State (PDF)
This brochure serves as an overview of the Team Nutrition grant goal and objectives.
Production Record Manual - for Food-Based Menu Planning Approaches in the USDA National School Lunch (including After-School Snacks) and School Breakfast Programs
School Food Service Best Financial Management Practices of Selected WA Schools
Fresh Fruit and
Vegetable Program Handbook: Making the Best Decisions for Introducing Fruits and
Vegetables to Students (PDF, 68 pages)
Distributed by USDA and amended by OSPI details the administration of the program, who qualifies,
and how it works.