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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

CSFP Sharing Gallery: Handouts

This gallery contains handouts such as infographics, brochures, and factsheets on a variety of nutrition education topics developed by the National Council on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

Resource | Nutrition Education

CSFP Sharing Gallery: Additional Resources

This CSFP sharing gallery page features links to outside organizations that provide programming, funding, or resources specifically tailored to CSFP participants and older Americans.

Resource | Nutrition Education

CSFP Sharing Gallery: In the News

This CSFP sharing gallery page features e-letters, newsletters, blogs, and articles that highlight nutrition and wellness among older adults.

Resource | Nutrition Education

CSFP Sharing Gallery: Toolkits

This gallery features a variety of toolkits that have been developed by non-profit organizations or government agencies to assist CSFP program operators in providing nutrition-related content to their participants.

Resource | Nutrition Education

CSFP Sharing Gallery: Photos and Videos

This gallery contains photo albums and videos from CSFP program sites, non-profits, and government agencies.  

Resource | Fact Sheets

CSFP Sharing Gallery: Recipes & Cookbooks

This sharing gallery page  contains cookbooks and recipes that specifically target participants of CSFP and older adults.  Resources have been developed by non-profit organizations, State agencies, and the USDA.  

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Best Practices to Safely Handle and Store USDA Foods at Home

A set of three handouts on best practices to help you safely handle and store USDA foods at home.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

The Enhanced CSFP Food Package in Action: Where Are We Now?

In early 2020, programs began to implement the enhanced CSFP food package that includes more variety, flexibility, and healthier food options. This webinar focuses on the food package enhancements and how to successfully manage inventory to adjust for client preferences, logistical challenges, and inventory shortfalls. We provide an overview of the new foods that have improved the food package and review the inventory ordering tool to help states and local agencies adjust to changing needs based on client feedback.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

CSFP 101

The CSFP 101 webinar provides attendees with a brief history of CSFP, allowable uses of administrative funds, and policy basics.  Attendees also receive an overview of CSFP income eligibility standards and distribution of CSFP food package policies. This webinar is intended for state and local agencies who manage CSFP.

Resource | Fact Sheets

Nutrition Benefits of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Learn how CSFP helps seniors meet MyPlate dietary recommendations