Food Distribution

Schools/CN USDA Foods Programs

Last Modified: 07/03/2014

The USDA's Schools/Child Nutrition Programs support American agricultural producers by providing cash reimbursements for meals served in schools, but also by providing nutritious, USDA-purchased food to the following nutrition programs:

  • National School Lunch Program;
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program; and the
  • Summer Food Service Program

The following links provide policy and resources available for the administration of the USDA's Schools/Child Nutrition (CN) USDA Foods Programs which include the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

Program Resources

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