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USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan discovers “Abe Lincoln tomatoes” during her visit to Southern High School in Anne Arundel county, MD.

Northeast Regional Administrator, James Arena-DeRosa serves a meal from the NYC food truck at Orchard Beach in the Bronx.

July 2012

Bullet From Food Trucks to Text Messages – Fighting Hunger in New York City
Bullet HealthierUS Schools Challenge Reaches Major Milestone
Bullet Hunger Doesn’t Stand a Chance in Michigan

June 2012

Bullet Children in the Rio Grande Valley Enjoy Summer Food and Fun
Bullet Connect Your Community With the Summer Food Service Program!
Bullet Milwaukee Self-Service Center Improves Latino Access to SNAP
Bullet Summer Food in Indian Country
Bullet Kicking Off National Summer Food Service Program Week: Closing the Summer Meal Gap
Bullet Increasing Healthy Food Access, A Community Conversation and a National Challenge
Bullet Create Your Own Cookbook with the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder!
Bullet Secretary’s Column: Healthy, Affordable Meals for Our Children This Summer

May 2012

Bullet Feeding More Marylanders by Stretching Federal Dollars
Bullet MyPlate Celebrates Its First Anniversary; Prompting People to Eat Healthy
Bullet Collaboration for a Colorado Community
Bullet A New Step Forward in Fighting Food Stamp Fraud
Bullet A Multicultural Let’s Move! Weekend
Bullet Together We Can: Webinar Series for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Bullet An Epic Disaster Required Unprecedented Response
Bullet Healthy Foods Not Necessarily More Expensive Than Less Healthy Ones
Bullet USDA Introduces New Resources to Help Nutrition Educators Reach Moms
Bullet Let’s Move Farmers to Schools!
Bullet Funding Helps Farmers’ Markets That Want to Participate in SNAP
Bullet Walking for the Health of It (or Let’s Move! Federal Employees)
Bullet FNS Celebrates USDA’s 150 Years of Service
Bullet Bringing Nutrition Assistance to Hispanic Communities Across the Nation

April 2012

Bullet USDA Offers Funding to Support School Nutrition
Bullet Healthy Gardens, Healthy Youth School Pilot Program: Training Teachers Coast to Coast
Bullet USDA Announces New Farm to School Program to Improve the Health and Nutrition of Kids Receiving School Meals
Bullet Food and Nutrition Service Heeds the Blueprint for Cost Savings
Bullet How to Get Summer Food PSAs on Your Local Radio Station
Bullet Fresh from the Garden
Bullet Community Baby Cafés: A Great Benefit for Moms, Children and Families
Bullet SNAP Benefits Lessen Depth and Severity of Poverty

March 2012

Bullet El Servicio de Alimentos y Nutrición Presentó su Primer Webinar de SNAP en Español
Bullet USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service Hosts Its First All-Spanish Webinar on SNAP
Bullet Ensuring Food Stamp Integrity
Bullet SNAP – A Bridge to Success

February 2012

Bullet Bringing Gold to the Red Poppy Capitol of Texas
Bullet Feeding More Kids By Working Together in the Midwest
Bullet Just the Facts: State vs. Federal School Nutrition Programs
Bullet How is your Community Moving? Send us a Video!
Bullet Yes, We Have No Bananas
Bullet A Catholic School in Harlem Turns MyPlate into a School Musical
Bullet Protecting Tax Payer Dollars by Strengthing SNAP
Bullet Secretary’s Column: Healthier Meals for our Nation’s Children
Bullet Moving Forward for Healthy Kids

January 2012

Bullet Working With Our Partners for a Healthier Future
Bullet Healthy Meals and Healthy Kids
Bullet Taking A Closer Look At the Benefits of Farmers Markets


See previous FNS blog posts here.

Last modified: 08/10/2012

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