Crediting Grains in Child Nutrition Programs Tip Sheets
Check out the three-part "Crediting Grains in the Child Nutrition Programs", the final three tip sheets of the "Crediting in the Child Nutrition Programs" tip sheet series! Use these as a quick reference and get to know the grains requirements across all the child nutrition programs.
Crediting Tip Sheets in Child Nutrition Programs
Check out how to credit fruit and vegetables in child nutrition programs.
USDA Foods Database
Check out this database to access vendor-specific product information for all direct delivered USDA Foods for the National School Lunch Program.
FNS-101: Fact Sheets (All)
The FNS 101 fact sheets provide a basic overview of FNS’ programs and activities.
WIC During Disasters Factsheet
WIC is not designed to be a disaster assistance program, and is, therefore, not considered a first response option for disaster survivors. WIC policies allow state agencies flexibility in program design and administration to support continuation of benefits to participants during times of natural or other disasters. WIC state agencies are encouraged to work with state and local emergency services offices, as well as FEMA, to assist participants during a disaster.
Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)
Through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, FNS is able to quickly offer short-term food assistance benefits to families suffering in the wake of a disaster.
Child Nutrition Programs During Disaster
Natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, can be devastating to communities and require a quick response. Schools, child care centers, and summer sites that operate the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, or the Summer Food Service Program can help minimize disruptions to your family.
Crediting Meats/Meat Alternates in Child Nutrition Programs Tip Sheet
The Meats/Meat Alternates Tip Sheet is designed for program operators as a handy and easy-to-use reference on how to credit meats/meat alternates and incorporate them into the meal pattern requirements.
CACFP: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During School Year 2022-23
USDA continues to work with state child nutrition agencies to offer flexibilities in response to public health needs while still promoting nutritious meals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Farm to School Census Quick Facts
The Farm to School Census is a survey of farm to school activities, including local food procurement and nutrition education. This document provides additional clarification for school food authorities (SFAs) on the Farm to School Census and the data collection process.