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Restaurant Meals Program

The Restaurant Meals Program is a state option to allow certain SNAP clients, who might not be able to prepare meals for themselves or who do not have permanent housing for storing and preparing food, to be able to buy prepared meals at restaurants with their SNAP benefits.

Resource | Technical Assistance

Farmers' Markets Accepting SNAP Benefits

These resource materials provide the names and locations of Farmers’ Markets that were authorized to accept SNAP benefits during particular months.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Farm to Child Nutrition Programs Planning Guide

The Farm to Child Nutrition Planning Guide directs you through questions to consider when starting or growing a farm to school, farm to child care, or farm to summer program. This planning guide should be used as a supplemental tool to the Farm to School Planning Toolkit. 

 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Farm to School Resources

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

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 | Newsletters

The Dirt: Farm to School e-Letter

The Dirt is USDA’s Farm to School Program monthly e-Letter with updates, webinar info, relevant news, and field notes. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

EBT State Directory

List of state EBT contacts.

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State EBT Equipment Program

Funding provided in state EBT equipment program.

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.