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Basic page SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot Retailer Onboarding Process

This page outlines the nine-step process for onboarding as a SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot retailer.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Summer EBT Questions & Answers for EBT Processors

This question and answer document provides technical assistance on issues directly related to SNAP EBT processors – and those working with such processors – on implementing Summer EBT.

Basic page Patrick Leahy Farm to School Grant Program

On an annual basis, USDA awards the Patrick Leahy 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 | 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. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Farm to School Resources

Find resources to implement, sustain and maintain your farm to school program. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Replacing Stolen SNAP Benefits: State Plan Approvals

Congress passed a law in late 2022 to help SNAP participants who are victims of card skimming, cloning and other similar methods. To implement this new law, states are working quickly to develop and implement processes to help people whose SNAP benefits were stolen seek and obtain relief. FNS will list plans on this page as they are approved

Resource | Newsletters The Dirt: Farm to School e-Newsletter

The Dirt is the Patrick Leahy Farm to School program monthly e-newsletter with updates, webinar info, relevant news, and field notes. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Retailer Requirements to Provide Online Purchasing to SNAP Households

At this time, only certain states are operating with online purchasing capabilities. FNS is working with other states interested in expanding online purchasing. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Requisitos de almacenamiento para minoristas SNAP: Expectativas de formación del SNAP

El Programa de Servicios de Alimentos y Nutrición (FNS) espera que las tiendas autorizadas del SNAP tengan una política y un programa de cumplimiento operativo establecido para evitar que se produzcan infracciones con el SNAP. Nuestro objetivo es garantizar que todos los propietarios de tiendas comprendan y valoren plenamente esta responsabilidad y conozcan los recursos de formación.

Basic page Retailer Training Materials

As a SNAP retailer, you are legally responsible for your actions and the actions of everyone who works in your store, whether they are paid or not. When you applied to accept SNAP benefits, you agreed to fulfill certain training expectations. Here you can find resources that will help you to fulfill those expectations.

Page updated: October 14, 2021