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Archived Press Releases

06/25/2015

SNAP Benefit Redemptions through Farmers and Farmers Markets Show Sharp Increase

06/15/2015

USDA Awards Grants to Tribal Nations for Nutrition Education Programs

05/29/2015

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Joins Community Partners to Expand Access to Summer Meals for Children

05/06/2015

Statement from Secretary Vilsack on New Data Showing the Vast Majority of Schools Now Meet the Updated Meals Standards

05/05/2015

USDA Announces Grants to Enable More Farmers Markets to Serve Low-Income Families

05/04/2015

USDA Announces Progress in Reducing Improper Payments in School Meals

05/01/2015

SNAP Process, Technology Improvement Grants Application Announced

04/01/2015

USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods

03/20/2015

USDA Awards $200 Million for Skills Training to Help SNAP Recipients Get Good Jobs

03/16/2015

USDA Announces $97 Million Available to Expand Access to Healthy Food, Support Rural Economies

03/09/2015

USDA Announces Nationwide Expansion of Team Up for School Nutrition Success Initiative

03/06/2015

USDA Awards Grants to Support Schools Serving Healthier Meals and Snacks

03/04/2015

USDA Sets Goal of Serving 200 Million Summer Meals, Observes Program’s 40th Anniversary

03/04/2015

Good News for Parents: New Study Shows Kids Eating More Healthy Food at School, Throwing Less Food Away

03/02/2015

USDA Launches Initiative to Develop New Solutions to End Child Hunger

02/27/2015

USDA Announces Grants to Support Updated Professional Standards in School Nutrition Programs

01/09/2015

USDA Proposes New Science-Based Meal Patterns for Child and Adult Care Food Program

12/09/2014

More Than Half of High-Poverty Schools Now Offer Free Meals to all Students

12/08/2014

USDA Selects States for Participation in the Pilot Project for Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables

12/02/2014

USDA Announces New Support to Help Schools Purchase More Food from Local Farmers