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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Waivers

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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Parent Pick Up Waiver

FNS is allowing states to waive the requirement that Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) foods may only be provided to students during non-congregate meal services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Under current requirements, program operators must provide FFVP foods directly to students.

Effective immediately, this waiver allows state agencies to approve participating school food authorities to distribute FFVP foods to a parent or guardian to take home to their children during an unanticipated school closure due to the novel coronavirus.

Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Hawaii
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Maryland
Minnesota
New Hampshire
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Dakota
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Wisconsin
West Virginia

 

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Parent Pick Up Waiver SY 2020-21

FNS is allowing parents/guardians to pick-up FFVP foods and bring them home to their children through June 30, 2021.

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Guam
Hawaii
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Virgin Islands
Washington
Wisconsin

 

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Alternate Sites

Under current requirements, program operators may offer Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) foods only in elementary schools. This waiver enables states to allow approved school food authorities to offer FFVP foods from elementary schools closed due to COVID-19 at SSO and SFSP sites operating during school closures associated with COVID-19.

The waiver is effective through June 30, 2020, or upon expiration of the federally declared public health emergency, whichever is earlier.

Alabama
California
District of Columbi
Delaware
Iowa
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Pennsylvania
South Dakota
Wisconsin

 

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Alternate Sites Waiver SY 2020-21

FNS is allowing approved school food authorities to offer FFVP foods at alternate sites through June 30, 2021.

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Guam
Hawaii
Indiana
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Dakota
Tennessee
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
12/15/2020