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Resource | Technical Assistance

Farmers' Markets Accepting SNAP Benefits

These resource materials provide the names and locations of farmers’ markets that were authorized to accept SNAP benefits during particular months.

Resource | Newsletters

The Dirt: Farm to School e-Letter

The Dirt is USDA’s Farm to School program monthly e-Letter with updates, webinar info, relevant news, and field notes. 

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Farm to School Grant Program

On an annual basis, USDA awards competitive Farm to School grants that support planning, developing, and implementing farm to school programs. The grants are an important way to help state, regional, and local organizations as they initiate, expand, and institutionalize farm to school efforts.

Resource | Grants

FY 2022 Farm to School Grants Awardees List

The 2022 Farm to School Grant awardees report is a detailed summary of the projects receiving Farm to School grants in the upcoming grants cycle.

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USDA Farm to School Staff

Farm to school staff contact information.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Electronic Benefits Transfer Mobile Payment Pilot Request for Volunteers

The Mobile Payment Pilot Request for Volunteers (RFV) was released on July 12, 2022.

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Mobile Payment Pilot

The Agricultural Act of 2018 authorizes the use of mobile technologies for the purpose of accessing SNAP benefits for payment at the point-of-sale. This will allow SNAP participants to input their Electronic Benefit Transfer card into a mobile device and make SNAP purchases at the point-of-sale without the presence of the EBT card.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

EBT State Directory

List of state EBT contacts.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Procuring Local Foods

The resources on this page will help ensure child nutrition program operators have the resources and knowledge necessary to incorporate local foods into their day-to-day operations.