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Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2018-0032

Menu Planner

The Menu Planner for School Meals: School Year 2018-2019 is a comprehensive guide for local school nutrition professionals to assist them with developing healthy, safe, affordable, and appealing school meals and snacks that meet the meal pattern requirements.

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Resource | Nutrition Education

FDPIR Sharing Gallery: Recipes and Cookbooks

This gallery contains cookbooks and recipes that specifically target participants of FDPIR. Resources come from including ITOs, non-profit organizations, and the USDA. Cookbooks and recipes can be used to provide participants with ideas on how to utilize foods found in their FDPIR food package.

Resource | Nutrition Education

FDPIR Sharing Gallery: Additional Resources

This gallery features links to outside organizations that provide programming, funding, or resources specifically tailored to ITOs. These organizations often link to additional resources and can be a source to help identify partners for future nutrition-related projects or initiatives.

Resource | Recipes

Team Nutrition Cooks

Team Nutrition Cooks! is a series of cooking-based nutrition activities for out-of-school and afterschool programs, for children around ages 8 to 12 years old. These activities can spark children’s interest in trying new foods and help empower them with skills for independence. Cooking can also help kids become more interested in making healthy food choices that can help build and support good eating habits throughout their lifetime.

Resource | Technical Assistance

FDPIR Sharing Gallery: Toolkits

This gallery features a variety of toolkits that have been developed by non-profit or government agencies to assist FDPIR program operators in providing nutrition-related content to their participants. Toolkits can be used to access a collection of resources that may include lesson plans, videos, and/or handouts on a specific targeted subject matter.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

New Requirements for USDA Vendors: Reporting of Nutrition, Allergen, and Ingredient Information for USDA Foods in Schools

This webinar is intended for vendors that supply USDA Foods. 

Resource | Newsletters

FDPIR Sharing Gallery: In the News

This gallery features e-letters, newsletters, blogs, and articles that highlight nutrition and wellness in Indian Country. These resources can be used as a source of inspiration to learn about what other ITOs and FDPIR programs are doing that has been successful.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2004-0009

Nutrition Education: USDA Provides Services through Multiple Programs, but Stronger Linkages among Efforts Are Needed

GAO Report to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry U.S. Senate on Nutrition Education: USDA Provides Services through Multiple Programs, but Stronger Linkages among Efforts Are Needed