Nutrition Services

Building a Healthy & Balanced Diet for Life

We offer a high quality food program where children learn about healthy food choices and eat nutritious meals together in a family-style setting. Our nutrition consultants deliver extensive trainings in:

  • Child nutrition
  • Food safety
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Serving sizes, and
  • Meal preparation

All foods served are high in nutrients and low in fat, sugar and salt. Rutland County Head Start participates in CACFP – Child and Adult Care Food Program.

What is the Child and Adult Care Food Program? 

The CACFP is a federally funded program that is administered by the states to ensure that eligible children have access to healthy, nutritious food.

CACFP serves At Risk After School Programs, Adult Day Centers, Child Care Centers, Family Day Care Homes and Emergency Shelters