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Resource | Info Sheets USDA Support for School Meals

USDA support for school meals in fiscal years 2021-2024. 

10/26/2023
Resource | Toolkits USDA Foods Toolkit for Child Nutrition Programs

The USDA Foods Toolkit is a collection of valuable resources to assist child nutrition professionals in effectively using their USDA Food entitlement and to help them educate students, staff, and the community about the healthy contributions that USDA Foods provide to their meal programs.

10/20/2023
Resource | Infographics Stronger with School Meals Educational Materials

School meals, and the school nutrition professionals that provide them, help children be strong physically and mentally. Celebrate the school community and promote healthy foods with these fun new school meals materials.

08/04/2023
Resource | Federal Register Documents Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards Application for SFAs

This collection of information is necessary for the application of the Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards by school food authorities.

05/08/2023
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Whole Grains

Whole grains provision of the Child Nutrition Programs: Revisions to Meal Patterns Consistent with the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans proposed rule.

03/29/2023
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Sodium

Sodium provision of the Child Nutrition Programs: Revisions to Meal Patterns Consistent with the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans proposed rule.

03/29/2023
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Milk

Milk provision of the Child Nutrition Programs: Revisions to Meal Patterns Consistent with the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans proposed rule.

03/29/2023
Resource | Fact Sheets Integrating Local Foods into Child Nutrition Programs

This fact sheet, available in both English and Spanish, reviews the steps to successfully integrate local food in child nutrition programs.

03/06/2023
Resource | Infographics The Road Ahead: Taking School Meals to the Next Level

USDA and the Biden Administration are committed to supporting nutrition security – consistent access to nutritious foods that promote good health – through the federal nutrition assistance programs. School nutrition professionals have made incredible strides in strengthening child nutrition over the past decade; research shows school meals are the healthiest meals children eat in a day! 

02/03/2023
Resource | Infographics Proposed Rule for School Meal Standards

Here are some ways USDA is proposing to make school meals even more nourishing, while still keeping them appealing to kids.

02/03/2023
Page updated: October 14, 2021