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Resource | Nutrition Education

School Lunch Resources

Learn more about school lunch! Find event ideas, recipes, activities, and more for school nutrition professionals, families, and teachers.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0109

State Guidance on Coronavirus P-EBT

USDA is committed to providing nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger, USDA announced that it is increasing the Pandemic EBT benefit by approximately 15 percent, providing more money for low-income families and millions of children missing meals due to school and child care closures.

Resource | Product Information

USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets - Grains

USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets containing USDA Foods description and WBSCM ID for grains. 

Resource | Product Information

USDA Foods in Schools Foods Product Information Sheets - Meat/Meat Alternates

USDA Foods in Schools Foods Product Information Sheets containing USDA Foods description and WBSCM ID for meat/meat alternates. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Preserving Locally Harvested Produce in School Meals

A resource on preserving locally harvested produce in school meals includes information about facility and personnel considerations and product flow and handling. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Conducting a Mock Recall of Produce in a School Nutrition Operation

This guide, produced by the Office of Food Safety, provides important information and resources about conducting a mock recall for produce in a school nutrition operation.

Resource | Technical Assistance

Produce Safety Fact Sheets

Use these resources to expand your knowledge about specific topics related to produce safety.

Resource | Product Information

USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets - Vegetables

USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets with description and WBSCM ID for vegetables. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0109

State Guidance on Coronavirus P-EBT in Schools

USDA is committed to providing nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger, USDA announced that it is increasing the Pandemic EBT benefit by approximately 15 percent, providing more money for low-income families and millions of children missing meals due to school and child care closures.

Resource | Policy Memos

Nationwide Waivers of Child Nutrition Monitoring

FNS has used its authority under FFRCA to waive certain onsite monitoring requirements for the school meals programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the Summer Food Service Program, so that programs can to maintain program integrity and support social distancing while providing meals.