The nutrition educator from the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin has compiled a cookbook containing healthy recipes that utilize USDA Foods found in the FDPIR food package.
This memorandum includes questions and answers on flexibilities available to Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and state agencies on the operations of FDPIR. These flexibilities may assist ITOs and state agencies that administer FDPIR in continuing to provide food to people in need during the novel COVID-19 public health emergency.
Request for Funding for Facility Improvements & Equipment Upgrades to Prevent, Prepare for and Respond to Coronavirus Challenges
Consistent with the CARES Act, USDA will be allocating the $50 million for facility improvements and equipment upgrades to Indian Tribal Organizations and state agencies that administer FDPIR for program costs allowable under the law.