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Finding, Buying and Serving Local Foods - Using USDA Foods as Resource to Purchase Local

Length
0:52:44
Resource type
Webinars/Videos
Resource Materials

In this, the 10th webinar of the series, USDA's Farm to School Team turns its attention to USDA Foods. We discuss the history of the program and four ways USDA Foods can support districts in their local purchasing efforts. The Vermont Agency of Education shares how they have integrated USDA Foods into their local purchasing efforts.

webinar cover slide Introduction to Procurement
webinar cover slide Conducting a Local Procurement Baseline Assessment
webinar cover slide Finding Local Producers
webinar cover slide Using the Informal Procurement Method
webinar cover slide Using the Specifications, Requirements and Evaluation Criteria to Target Local Products
webinar cover slide Working with Distributors
webinar cover slide Using a Forward Contract
webinar cover slide Introduction to Geographic Preference
webinar cover slide Using Geographic Preference
webinar cover slide Using USDA Foods as Resource to Purchase Local
webinar cover slide Using DOD Fresh to Purchase Local
webinar cover slide Tying It All Together and Digging In
05/22/2014