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I'm New to Farm to School

This page is full of resources to help you get your farm to school program growing. 

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WIC Fact Sheet

WIC was established as a permanent program in 1974 to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk. This mission is carried out by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, nutrition education (including breastfeeding promotion and support), and referrals to health and other social services. 

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MyPlate Guide To School Lunch

This factsheet highlights how a variety of healthy foods from each MyPlate food group are included as part of a school lunch. Learn about ways to help children make healthy food and beverage choices at school.

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MiPlato para el Almuerzo Escolar

Esta infografía destaca cómo una variedad de alimentos saludables de cada grupo de MiPlato son parte de un almuerzo escolar.

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Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility (BBCE)

Broad-based categorical eligibility is a policy that makes most households categorically eligible for SNAP because they qualify for a non-cash TANF or state maintenance of effort funded benefit.

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Local Meat in Schools

This factsheet gives examples, tips, and information for putting local meat on school menus.  

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USDA Foods: A Resource for Maximizing Food Budgets To Buy Local

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.

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Selling Local Food to Schools: A Resource for Producers

This factsheet reviews best practices for producers to learn about how to sell local food to schools.

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USDA DoD Fresh Program: A Source for Locally Grown Produce

This fact sheet provides information on how to use USDA DoD Fresh to purchase local produce.

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SNAP-Ed Works

Evidence shows positive impact of SNAP-Ed.

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