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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA Foods Database

This initiative introduces new reporting requirements for USDA vendors regarding reporting of nutrition, allergen, and ingredient information for USDA Foods in Schools.  

Resource | Fact Sheets

Farm to School Fact Sheets

Factsheets are available under the following topics: Farm to School Grant Program, Farm to School Program Resources, Local Food Resources, School Gardens, Farm to School in Tribal Communities, Food Safety, Producers, Farm to Preschool. Farm to Summer, State Agencies and Cooperative Extensions, En Español.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Nutrition in the CSFP Food Package

This one-page factsheet highlights the nutrition benefits of USDA Foods contained in the CSFP food package. 

Resource | Infographic Set

FDPIR Sharing Gallery: Handouts

The sharing gallery is a source of inspiration and sharing of nutrition education materials, recipes, photos, news, grant opportunities, and other resources for ITOs participating in FDPIR.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Best Practices to Safely Handle and Store USDA Foods at Home

A set of three handouts on best practices to help you safely handle and store USDA foods at home.

Resource | Fact Sheets

Local Procurement Decision Tree

This fact sheet features the various paths a school can take to bring local foods into the cafeteria with your next food purchase. 

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Resource | Fact Sheets

Integración de alimentos de origen local a los programas de nutrición infantil

Esta hoja informativa, disponible en inglés y español, repasa los pasos para integrar con éxito los alimentos de origien local a los programas de nutrición infantil.

Resource | Fact Sheets

Integrating Local Foods into Child Nutrition Programs

This fact sheet, available in both English and Spanish, reviews the steps to successfully integrate local food in child nutrition programs.

Resource | Product Information

USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets

Categorized by food type, the USDA Foods Product Information Sheets describe the items expected to be available for schools and institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the National School Lunch Program, the Summer Food Service Program, and other child nutrition programs.

Resource | Fact Sheets

Farm to Summer Factsheet

This factsheet highlights why summer meals are ripe for local foods and agriculture-based activities.