Check out this database to access vendor-specific product information for all direct delivered USDA Foods for the National School Lunch Program.
The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will discontinue the requirement for vendors to use high security seals to secure USDA Foods deliveries as of July 1, 2023.
These questions and answers provide more information about the USDA Foods Database for states/school districts.
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.
This fact sheet provides information on how to use USDA DoD Fresh to purchase local produce.
This webinar provided state agencies and school districts instructions on how to navigate the USDA Foods Database to access vendor-specific product information, including nutrients, allergens, ingredients and certifications.
Webinar recording from September 8, 2022 on understanding the USDA DoD Fresh program and the fresh fruit and vegetable order receipt system.
This webinar provided an overview of the USDA Foods Processing program and shared some tips on how to effectively manage USDA Foods diverted to processors.
The USDA DoD Fresh program allows schools and ITOs to buy fresh produce. The program is operated by the Defense Logistics Agency at DoD.
A compilation of resources for operators of USDA Foods in Schools and child nutrition programs.