FNS Documents & Resources
Ethylene Gas - Part of a five-video series, available in English and Spanish, offers “tricks of the trade” to help food service operators keep produce safe and at a high quality.
Learn how you can help feed children this summer by incorporating youth engagement. The goal of the webinar is to provide examples of how the youth can not only participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), but also give back to their community by volunteering and advocating for the program. The webinar consists of a brief overview of the program, specifics on how youths can get involved, and some best practices!
Help feed children when they are out of school whether for summer break or afterschool when classes end.
Join anti-hunger advocates, state nutrition agencies, elected officials, and current summer meals sponsors to talk about the best ways to get more people and organizations involved with summer meals starting today. Feeding hungry children and teens this summer takes planning and coordination and we need your help now.
Tiffani Ponder, Healthy Lifestyles Director at BGCA HQ, and Jennifer Aumeier, Nutrition Director of BGCA of Ada County in Idaho talk about how BGCAs across the country can utilize the Summer Food Service Program to enhance their programs, recruit more kids, and help feed hungry children during the summer. It's a win-win situation for everyone.
Maureen Berner, Professor for the School of Government at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, talks about her work in getting local elected officials involved with the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). In her presentation, Maureen talks about how there are more hungry families in places that you would not expect and that local leaders have to support these communities.
Watch this video to learn about the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when schools is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentration of low-income children.
El Programa de Servicio de Alimentos de Verano (SFSP) se estableció para asegurar que los niños de bajos recursos continúen recibiendo alimentos nutritivos durante el período de vacaciones. Se proporcionan alimentos gratuitos, que cumplen con las guías de nutrición establecidas por el gobierno federal, a todos los niños en lugares aprobados por el SFSP en áreas con concentraciones importantes de niños de bajos recursos.