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USDA Foods Partnerships Celebrate American Agriculture

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 3:26 PM
    Message # 5991441

    Food and Nutrition Service

    USDA Foods Partnerships Celebrate
    American Agriculture 

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     Prince William County Public Schools (Va.) demonstrates how USDA Foods can create nutritious
    and appealing meals, while supporting the dairy, fruit and vegetable and protein industries.


    By Laura Castro
    Director, Food Distribution Division, Food and Nutrition Service

    David Tuckwiller
    Associate Deputy Administrator for Commodity Procurement Programs, Agricultural Marketing Service

    What do apples, beef and cheese have in common? These ABCs are all favorites with children and they are all a part of the USDA Foods program thanks to collaborative partnerships between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and American farmers and businesses.

    In celebration of National Agriculture Day, today, we are sharing one way that the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) provides high-quality, nutritious products to the Child Nutrition Programs through USDA Foods.


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