Food ShoppingFarm to Preschool
Teach young children where their food comes from by partnering with a local farm. Brightly colored fruits and vegetables are naturally appealing to little eyes!
What's in Season?
Choosing fruits and vegetables that are in season is a great way to stretch food dollars. View fact sheets, mini posters, graphics, activities, recipes, and more!
Spend Smart, Eat Smart in Childcare
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
The webinar offers many useful ways to save money yet provide healthy meals in the childcare setting.
Cost Effective Shopping for Child Care (PDF | 1.0 MB)
National Food Service Management Institute.
Use these tips to purchase food that meets your needs, while getting the best buy for your food dollar. From the Mealtime Memo series.
From the Trainer's Tablet: Lessons for Family/Home Child Care Providers