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Team Nutrition provides nutrition education, meal pattern training, and technical assistance resources for state agencies administering the USDA child nutrition programs. Competitive Team Nutrition Training Grants are also available to state child nutrition agencies to support innovative training and nutrition education activities. State agencies may request printed Team Nutrition materials using the Team Nutrition order form or, for large quantities, by emailing


Training Grants Chef
Meet the recipients of the Fiscal Year 2022 Team Nutrition Training Grants for School Nutrition Professional Readiness and Retention. Learn how these grants will help schools offer nutritious meals for kids during the upcoming school year.
NAP Manual

The Nutrient Analysis Protocols: How to Analyze Menus for USDA’s School Meals Programs (NAP Manual) is a technical assistance resource for school nutrition or state agency professionals.