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This gallery features a variety of toolkits that have been developed by non-profit organizations or government agencies to assist CSFP program operators in providing nutrition-related content to their participants. Toolkits can be used to access a collection of resources that may include lesson plans, activities, presentations, and/or handouts on a specific targeted subject matter.

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Senior Nutrition Program Community Tools (PDF, 194 KB)

US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living
This activity is a spin on the game Pictionary and can be played in congregate settings to increase socialization among older adults.

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Tele or Virtual Nutrition Education for Older Adults (PDF 380 KB)

US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging
This resource is for educators that work with older adults and it provides best practices on how to conduct tele or virtual nutrition education.

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MyPlate for Older Adults

Tufts University
MyPlate for Older Adults provides examples of foods that fit into a healthy well balanced diet. Handouts are available in English or Spanish. A video, tips, and handouts are available for use.

Bean Basics Toolkit
Bean Basics Toolkit

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This document provides an overview of beans, including their nutritional benefits, how to use them, and creative recipes.

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EatFresh

California Department of Social Services and Leah's Pantry
A mobile-friendly website that provides inspiration and tools for the CalFresh (SNAP) population. It features easy, low-cost recipes; health tips; food discovery information; Ask a Dietitian; local resources; weekly health tips via text message and email; and link to the EatFresh.org Mini Course, an online direct education intervention. EatFresh.org is available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

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Eat Smart, Live Strong

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Eat Smart, Live Strong is an intervention designed to improve fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity among 60-74 year olds participating in or eligible for FNS nutrition assistance programs. This resource was originally released in 2008 and was updated in 2013.

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Safe and Healthy Food Pantry Project

University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension
The Safe & Healthy Food Pantries Project was developed to provide food pantries with guidance on how to improve the nutritional quality and safety of their food inventories. The full project guide offers food pantries with the opportunity to learn the latest research, assess their current practices, review strategies, and develop an action plan to improve the nutrition and safety of the foods they provide to families.

Interested in contributing content to the CSFP Sharing Gallery? Please review our Sharing Gallery Criteria for submitting materials. Send your toolkits to USDAFoods@usda.gov.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) facilitated the development of this Sharing Gallery. Materials placed here do not reflect the policies of FNS, and FNS does not conduct thorough reviews of materials submitted for placement here.

06/01/2021