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Resource | Report Thrifty Food Plan Cost Estimates for Alaska and Hawaii

The market basket costs in the Thrifty Food Plan, 2021 apply to the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia. By law, the USDA must make cost adjustments to the Thrifty Food Plan to reflect the cost of food in Alaska and Hawaii. The Thrifty Food Plan Cost Estimates for Alaska and Hawaii report provides updated estimates of the June 2022 cost of the reevaluated Thrifty Food Plan in Alaska and Hawaii.

Resource | Nutrition Education MyPlate

Celebrate MyPlate’s birthday by sharing MyPlate resources with students, families, and peers.

Resource | Fact Sheets MyPlate Guide To School Lunch

This factsheet highlights how a variety of healthy foods from each MyPlate food group are included as part of a school lunch. Learn about ways to help children make healthy food and beverage choices at school.

Resource | Infographics MyPlate Guide To School Breakfast

This infographic highlights healthy foods that are part of a balanced school breakfast.  Learn about why eating breakfast is important for learning, and how parents can help their child eat a healthy breakfast at school.

Resource | Report Measuring the Cost of a Thrifty Food Plan in Puerto Rico

In September 2020, in response to a Congressional Directive, the USDA contracted with Insight Policy Research to conduct the Measuring the Cost of a Thrifty Food Plan in Puerto Rico study. The purpose of the study is to provide CNPP with options for measuring the cost of a TFP in Puerto Rico.

Resource | Report Thrifty Food Plan, 2021

The Thrifty Food Plan, 2021 was released on Aug. 16, 2021. The TFP represents the cost of a nutritious, practical, cost-effective diet.

Resource | Nutrition Education Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 was released on December 29, 2020. These are the 9th edition of the Dietary Guidelines.

Resource | Report USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food Reports (2017 reports)

The Food Plans represent a nutritious diet at four different cost levels. 

Resource | Notices Comment Request: User Access Request (FNS-674)

The purpose of this information collection request is to continue the use of the electronic form FNS-674, titled “User Access Request Form.”

Resource | Posters MyPlate Posters

Double-sided 20”x16” posters of the MyPlate icon. One of the posters has a blue placemat on one side and a magenta placemat on the reverse side. The other poster has a green placemat on one side and a yellow placemat on the reverse side.

Page updated: October 14, 2021