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.
USDA Foods from Farm to Plate e-letters feature resources, news, and best practices, rotating our monthly focus between a trio of program-specific e-letters.
IFMS NewsWatch e-Letters provide monthly updates about the Integrated Food Management System, including recent transition activities, ongoing development, user resources, and tips for new users to prepare for IFMS.
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.
This one-page factsheet highlights the nutrition benefits of USDA Foods contained in the CSFP food package.
Each year we ask child nutrition professionals to inspire other foodservice professionals and submit a picture of your most creative meal utilizing USDA Foods. With more than 200 USDA Foods items available, we want to highlight each food group and the innovative ways in which they can be used.
A compilation of resources for operators of USDA Foods in Schools and child nutrition programs.
This CSFP sharing gallery page features e-letters, newsletters, blogs, and articles that highlight nutrition and wellness among older adults.
The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Sharing Gallery is a source of inspiration and sharing of nutrition education materials, recipes, photos, news, grant opportunities, and other resources for Indian Tribal Organizations participating in FDPIR.
A set of three handouts on best practices to help you safely handle and store USDA foods at home.