Resource | Webinars/Videos
Summer Food Service Program Management Evaluation Tool

FNS held a webinar for state agencies on how to use the Summer Food Service Program Management Evaluation Tool to prepare for upcoming MEs. The webinar covers important terminology, instructions on gaining access, and the step-by step process of the ME within the Tool from Notification to Closure.  

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0064
Donated Food Storage, Distribution, and Product Dating

This memorandum is meant to provide clarification and guidance on policies and procedures for donated food storage and distribution as they relate to product dating.

FD-107
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0044
Eligibility Manual for School Meals

The manual provides comprehensive information on federal requirements, policies, and procedures, and is intended to help state agencies and local educational agencies accurately determine, certify, and verify children’s eligibility for free and reduced price school meals and free milk.

SP36 CACFP15 SFSP11-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0034
Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in CACFP and SFSP

This memorandum outlines the requirements for CACFP institutions and facilities and Summer Food Service Program sponsors (program operators) to provide reasonable modifications to program meals or the meal service to accommodate children or adults (participants) with disabilities.

CACFP14 SFSP10-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0033
Policy Memorandum on Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the CACFP and Summer Food Service

This memo includes important updates to the requirements related to accommodating children and adults (participants) with disabilities receiving meals through the CACFP and the SFSP. This memorandum is the companion piece to SP 59-2016 “Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meal Programs” published on Sept. 27, 2016.  

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0031
Revisions to Instructions for Calculation of Average Daily Attendance on Form FNS-418

This memorandum announces a revision to the instructions for calculating average daily attendance (ADA) on the Form FNS-418: Report of the Summer Food Service Program for Children.

SFSP09-2017
Resource | Webinars/Videos
Best Practices for the Use of the USDA DoD Fresh Program in the Summer Food Service Program

This webinar summarizes how the USDA Department of Defense (DoD) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program operates, discusses the SFSP dollars, explains the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Order Receipt System (FFAVORS) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) tasks, and describes best practices for using USDA DoD Fresh in the SFSP.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
Etileno

Ethylene Gas - Part of a five-video series,  available in English and Spanish, offers “tricks of the trade” to help food service operators keep produce safe and at a high quality.