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Resource | Fact Sheets

Farm to Summer Factsheet

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

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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.

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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.

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Cooperative Extension Supporting Farm to School

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

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Research Shows Farm to School Works

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

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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. 

Resource | Webinars/Videos

New Horizons in Reporting and Resolving USDA Food Issues in FDPIR

In this webinar focused on the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), Tony Wilkins and Matthew Martin from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Food Distribution Division, discuss warehousing, explain the USDA Foods feedback process, and provide instructions on how to formally enter a complaint into the Web-Based Supply Chain Management System (WBSCM).

Resource | Webinars/Videos

Demystifying USDA Foods Complaints Part 2: The Saga Continues

In this webinar for state distributing agencies and recipient agencies, Tony Wilkins of the Food Distribution Division reviews best practices for using WBSCM in resolving complaints, provides analysis of USDA Foods complaint trends, shares 2016 complaint successes, and discusses what’s in the complaint pipeline.