Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Resource | Fact Sheets

Farm to Summer Factsheet

This factsheet highlights why summer meals are ripe for local foods and agriculture-based activities. 

Resource | Fact Sheets

Farm to Preschool: Local Food and Learning in Early Child Care and Education Settings

This fact sheet discusses how farm to school isn’t just for K-12 institutions; an increasing number of early child care and education providers are engaging in farm to preschool activities.

Resource | Fact Sheets

Bringing Tribal Foods and Traditions into Cafeterias, Classrooms, and Gardens

This fact sheet explores how schools and tribes are integrating traditional foods into child nutrition programs.

Resource | Fact Sheets

Cooperative Extension Supporting Farm to School

This fact sheet will assist Extension professionals in getting involved with farm to school. 

Resource | Fact Sheets

Research Shows Farm to School Works

This fact sheet, Research Shows Farm to School Works, reviews the USDA 2015 Farm to School Census.

Resource | Fact Sheets

USDA Foods: A Resource for Maximizing Food Budgets To Buy Local

This factsheet explains how USDA Foods support the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the school meal pattern requirements to make it easier for schools to prepare healthy meals using local foods.

Resource | Fact Sheets

Selling Local Food to Schools: A Resource for Producers

This factsheet reviews best practices for producers to learn about how to sell local food to schools.

Resource | Fact Sheets

Geographic Preference

This Geographic Preference fact sheet reviews the topic of geographic preference and how it can be used to purchase local foods.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

Demystifying the USDA Foods Complaints Process Part 3: Results and Resolution

This webinar is Part 3 of our webinar series “Demystifying USDA Food Complaints.” It focuses on results and resolution in the USDA Foods complaint process for USDA Foods in schools. The USDA Foods Complaint Team, as represented by Tony Wilkins, presents different scenarios as USDA Foods are transported from the vendor to their final destination, school kitchens. The intended audience is individuals involved with the National School Lunch Program: SFAs and all distributing agencies and recipient agencies, including SDAs as well as schools and warehouses.

Resource | Posters

School Breakfast Posters

These School Breakfast posters were co-developed by the President’s Council on Physical Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.