National CACFP Conference, April 2016 – Orlando

Sue, Mike, Dara and Eric had a wonderful week at the National CACFP Conference in Orlando at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista hotel. Congratulations to Tracii Butler-Proctor from New Jersey Department of Agriculture who was the winner of Brighton’s door prize this year – a FitBit. We had a lot of interest this year in our online CACFP tracking …

CACFP State Agencies We Serve

We currently provide the online training and tracking courses & systems for the following state agencies for CACFP and/or SFSP training programs: Pennsylvania Department of Education Portal URL: http://childnutritiontoolbox.com Ohio Department of Education Portal URL: http://ohiochildnutrition.com Indiana Department of Education Portal URL: http://innutritiontraining.com Wyoming Department of Education Portal URL: http://wyonutritiontraining.com Delaware Department of Education Portal URL: http://depdnow.com Hawaii State Department …

New CACFP Meal Pattern is Official

Sue, Dara, Eric, Mike and Jodi attended this year’s National CACFP Conference in Orlando where USDA announced the new meal pattern. Pics of the presentation slideshow are below:  

The Brighton Report – March 22

The Brighton Report is Brighton Training Group’s weekly news show. It’s a fast paced run down of the three most notable news stories of the week in child nutrition, school nutrition, CACFP, SFSP and other child nutrition programs. Text Version of The Brighton Report:    1. Proposals to Reduce CACFP paperwork 2., Buying food becomes easier for shoppers using WIC …

The Brighton Report – March 15

The Brighton Report is Brighton Training Group’s weekly news show. It’s a fast paced run down of the three most notable news stories of the week in child nutrition, school nutrition, CACFP, SFSP and other child nutrition programs. Text Version of The Brighton Report:    1. Mark your calendar – it’s National CACFP Week 2. WalMart helps school kids eat …

Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk Comments

Here’s a copy of the formal comment we recently submitted on the federal register: These comments are submitted in response to the Notice issued by Food and Nutrition Service on 1/13/20116, “Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk.” As noted in the supplementary information provided, the collection of household size and income to determine eligibility for …

The Brighton Report – March 11

The Brighton Report is Brighton Training Group’s weekly news show. It’s a fast paced run down of the three most notable news stories of the week in child nutrition, school nutrition, CACFP, SFSP and other child nutrition programs. Text Version of The Brighton Report:  Dining out becomes easier for people with gluten sensitivities AOL co-founder Steve Case provides a big …

The Brighton Report – March 4

The Brighton Report is Brighton Training Group’s weekly news show. It’s a fast paced run down of the three most notable news stories of the week in child nutrition, school nutrition, CACFP, SFSP and other child nutrition programs. Text Version of The Brighton Report:  A new study sheds light on the link between ADHD and obesity Americans need to cut …

Child Nutrition & School Nutrition News Stories – Week of Feb 29

CACFP Week National nutrition month Easy and healthy snack option for children: A number of important initiatives to address child nutrition have been gaining steam recently   Also related to the above: Examples of school lunch programs making a difference: Benefits of school breakfast California Senator McGuire Introduces School Meal Bill on Statewide Standards On February 18, California Senator McGuire …