SPRING BREAK CLOSURE
Just wanted to let everyone know that Region 6 will be closed for Spring Break March 13-17, 2023.
I will have limited access to email, but I will check emails at least once during the week, so if you need assistance, please email me at email@example.com.
Don't forget to "Spring Forward" this weekend and enjoy those extra hours of daylight!
Celebrate National CACFP Week 2023!
Last Chance to Take the Texas Farm Fresh Survey
Proposed Rule to Revise Meal Patterns Consistent With 2020 Dietary Guidelines
-- Online on the Regulations.gov web page (https://www.regulations.gov/) or
-- By mail to School Meals Policy Division, Food and Nutrition Service, P.O. Box 9233, Reston, Virginia, 20195
Revised 2022-2023 School Data for Area Eligibility Report Published Feb 15th
End of Public Health Emergency Announced for May 11, 2023
UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
SFSP 6 Hour Training Session ID #527983
Must attend BOTH days to receive credit. Register HERE.
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2023, 09:00 AM
RELEASE: CACFP Form H1625A - Income Eligibility Guidelines
TDA has updated and posted CACFP Form H1625A containing the new 2023-2024 income eligibility guidelines on the SquareMeals CACFP Administration/Forms page.
You can also access the IEG HERE.
Multiple CACFP Site/Sponsor Review Forms
TDA has updated four CACFP Site/Provider forms to reflect the prohibition of using visual observation to obtain racial/ethnic data of child and adult participants. The form instructions have been updated, and the data collection table now contains columns for Unknown in the event a site is unable to obtain racial/ethnic data per their documented processes/tools. The four forms updated are:
- H1602 – Adult Day Care Center Review Form
- H1606 – Child Care Center Review Form
- H1606-AT – At-Risk Center Review Form
- H1607 – Day Care Home Provider Review Form
Updated forms are available on the CACFP Administration/Forms SquareMeals page here: https://squaremeals.org/Programs/Child-and-Adult-Care-Food-Program/Administration-Forms
NEW! CICN Resources Available
Updated CACFP Training Slides Available
Access slides HERE.
Updated: New Foods added to the Food Buying Guide (FBG)
SFSP Application Instructions Related to First Week Site Visit Waiver Question (#44)
This guidance is not considered all inclusive.
Please see www.squaremeals.org for further guidance.
Note: If TDA makes changes to the website, direct links in this announcement may become void.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. This program is funded by USDA.