No, you do not need to pack any food for your child! The program provides two meals and a snack for your child each day through participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program. 

Meals are prepared fresh daily using locally sourced produce whenever possible. Daily menus are low in sugar, fat, sodium, and processed foods. 

Meals are enjoyed in a family-style setting where staff providing age appropriate modeling for children in serving the food, trying a variety of items, and cleaning up at the end of the meal. 

Special accommodations are made for children with disabilities, food allergies and special health diagnoses. 

Additionally, children undergo periodic nutrition assessments, and efforts are made to educate staff and parents on healthy eating and an active lifestyle. 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Please click here for more information on the USDA non-discrimination policies or to file a complaint of discrimination. 

USDA Nondiscrimination page

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1)   mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
              Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
              1400 Independence Avenue, SW
              Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2)   fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3)   email: program.intake@usda.gov.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.