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Archived Press Releases

10/02/2015

USDA Awards $34.3 Million to Support Communities' Local Foods Infrastructure, Increase Access to Fruits and Vegetables

09/25/2015

Q&A for SNAP Recipients in the Event of a Government Shutdown

09/25/2015

FNS Approves Hot Food Purchases in Select Areas in Response to the Valley Fires in California

09/16/2015

USDA Awards Grants to Improve SNAP Processing, Technology

09/11/2015

New Report Shows Farm to School Grants Have Increased Likelihood that 6.9 Million Kids Will Eat More Healthy Food at School, Created New Local Market Opportunities for Farmers

09/08/2015

USDA Awards $8 Million to Support Healthier Foods in Schools and Child Care Centers

09/08/2015

Secretary Tom Vilsack Joins Key Leaders from American Academy of Pediatrics and Pew Charitable Trusts to Call on Congress to Reauthorize Strong Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

09/08/2015

Transcript - National Press Club Newsmaker News Conference on National Child Nutrition Strategy

08/17/2015

USDA Continues to Support and Help Schools Serve Healthier Meals Heading into the 2015 School Year

08/07/2015

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Joins USDA Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

08/03/2015

USDA Recognizes WIC Agencies for Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers

07/14/2015

Secretary Vilsack Proclaims August 2-8 National Farmers Market Week

07/13/2015

Fact Sheet: USDA Support for Older Americans

07/13/2015

USDA Proposes New Ways to Help Meet Nutrition Needs of Low-Income, Homebound Seniors and People with Disabilities

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

05/18/2015

USDA Announces New Technology Grants to Combat SNAP Recipient Trafficking

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