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Take the Spring CACFP Farm Fresh Challenge

" January 1, 2022 - The Texas Department of Agriculture has opened registration for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Farm Fresh Challenge, this March! Pledge your participation in the Farm Fresh Challenge by February 14th to receive promotional materials such as static clings, buttons, and stickers.
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January 1, 2022 -  The Texas Department of Agriculture has opened registration for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Farm Fresh Challenge, this March!  Pledge your participation in the Farm Fresh Challenge by February 14th to receive promotional materials such as static clings, buttons, and stickers.

The Farm Fresh Challenge is a month-long effort to serve more local foods, teach children and older adults about the importance of Texas agriculture, and share this message with families and community members. All challenge participants will receive TDA recognition for their efforts.

 Participation is simple. Just follow these 3 easy steps!

Step 1 Pledge online at SquareMeals.org/FarmFreshChallengeCACFP
Participants will receive a Farm Fresh Fridays Toolkit of support materials if registered by February 14th.
Step 2 Complete the challenge during the month of March.
Step 3 Submit your attestation form online by April 14th.

CACFP contracting entities (CEs) interested in participating in this exciting challenge can register at SquareMeals.org/FarmFreshChallengeCACFP

Take the pledge to Eat Local. Teach Local. Be Social.



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