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P-EBT Assistance for Children in Schools School Year 2021-22

This document provides information to states to assist in the development of state plans to operate Pandemic EBT for school children.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA/USDC Authorized Labels and Manufacturers

CN numbers that appear on the valid list apply to the CN logo and crediting statement only. It is the manufacturer's responsibility to ensure that the product label meets all over federal labeling requirements.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Demonstration Projects to Evaluate Direct Certification with Medicaid

FNS is conducting additional demonstration projects to expand the evaluation of direct certification with Medicaid for both free and reduced price meal eligibility in NSLP and SBP.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Back to School

Renew, strengthen, energize, and nourish your school’s efforts to support healthy choices with these ready-to-go resources.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

CN Flexibilities for Summer 2022 and School Year 2022-23

FNS is offering a suite of operational flexibilities that will be available to child nutrition programs for summer 2022 and school year 2022-23.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Local School Wellness Policies

Use these materials to bring your school community together to create strong school environments that support students’ growth, learning, and well-being. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Food Safety COVID-19 Resources

Learn more about COVID-19 food safety resources available to FNS program operators including new resources for school nutrition professionals from the Institute of Child Nutrition. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0109

State Guidance on Coronavirus P-EBT

USDA is committed to providing nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger, USDA announced that it is increasing the Pandemic EBT benefit by approximately 15 percent, providing more money for low-income families and millions of children missing meals due to school and child care closures.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

I'm New to Farm to School

I'm New to Farm to School is a place full of resources to help you to get your farm to school program growing. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

School Meals Programs Comparison Table of Flexibilities for School Year 2021-22 and School Year 2022-23

FNS is offering this comparison table to assist state agencies and program operators as they transition from school year (SY) 2021-22 operations under COVID-19 nationwide waivers and flexibilities to operations designed around their own unique circumstances for SY 2022-23.