Resource | Product Information
USDA Foods Available List for FDPIR

See what fruits, vegetables, proteins, legumes, grains, dairy, soups, and traditional foods are available through FDPIR.

Resource | Product Information
USDA Foods Expected to be Available

This page contains links to USDA Foods that are available or expected to be made available to participants in each of the food distribution programs.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
WBSCM References

References for user roles, status codes, material codes and reports, and business partners and relationships are provided to understand how Web Based Supply Chain Management data connects with business operations.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
The Enhanced CSFP Food Package in Action: Where Are We Now?

In early 2020, programs began to implement the enhanced CSFP food package that includes more variety, flexibility, and healthier food options. This webinar focuses on the food package enhancements and how to successfully manage inventory to adjust for client preferences, logistical challenges, and inventory shortfalls. We provide an overview of the new foods that have improved the food package and review the inventory ordering tool to help states and local agencies adjust to changing needs based on client feedback.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
USDA DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

The USDA Department of Defense Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program allows schools to use USDA Foods entitlement dollars to buy fresh produce. The program is operated by the Defense Logistics Agency at the Department of Defense. 

Resource | Webinars/Videos
CSFP 101

The CSFP 101 webinar provides attendees with a brief history of CSFP, allowable uses of administrative funds, and policy basics.  Attendees also receive an overview of CSFP income eligibility standards and distribution of CSFP food package policies. This webinar is intended for state and local agencies who manage CSFP.

 

Resource | Webinars/Videos
FDPNE Performance Progress Report

Beginning in Fiscal Year 2020 FNS is requiring all grant recipients to use a standardized form to submit their grant performance progress reports.  This video walks you through the new performance progress report form and explains what information will be collected for FDPNE grants. 

Resource | Nutrition Education
Healthy Recipes from Lac du Flambeau

The Nutrition Educator from the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin has compiled a cookbook containing healthy recipes that utilize USDA Foods found in the FDPIR food package.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Bean Basics Toolkit

Beans are a versatile food that can be used in many ways. This toolkit will provide an overview of everything you may want to know about beans! You will learn about the difference between canned and dry beans, discover new cooking techniques, and find ideas to add beans to traditional recipes. There are also new, interesting recipes that use beans if you want to get creative!  

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
FDPNE Grant Application Technical Assistance

USDA has developed a short webinar series that explains the FDPNE grant program, the changes made to the RFA for FY 2020, and the grant application process.  Use the links provided in the table below to access these videos.