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USDA Office of Community Food Systems

A community food system is one in which food production, processing, distribution, and consumption are geographically integrated and benefit the environment, economy, and social and nutritional health of a particular community.

Resource | Fact Sheets

Office of Community Food Systems Resources

OCFS seeks to increase the availability of local foods in child nutrition programs, promote hands-on learning activities such as gardening, farm visits, and culinary classes, and encourage the integration of food related education into regular, standards-based curriculum to help children make lifelong healthy eating choices. 

Resource | Webinars/Videos

Community Food Systems Videos & Webinars

Watch this new video to learn how farm to school is making a difference all across the country. Take one small step and share this video across your networks!

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Effective Strategies States Can Use to Support Community Food Systems

This fact sheet presents effective strategies for supporting community food systems.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2019-0008

Community Food Systems - Food Safety FAQs