News and Updates

SNAP Beneficiaries by Congressional District
The USDA has made SNAP data available for every congressional district. Click here to access the map.

Farm to School Grant Process Underway
Last week, USDA released a request for applications for the FY 2016 round of Farm to School grants. Designed to increase the availability of local foods in eligible schools, the grants help new farm to school programs get started or expand existing efforts, facilitating stronger connections between local and regional producers and school cafeterias. More information about the grant program, upcoming webinars relevant to applicants, and sample grant applications can be found on-line here.

Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Database
USDA’s Economic Research Service has compiled an electronic database of over 1,000 peer-reviewed reports and articles on food and nutrition assistance-related research. The database has been updated through December 2014. Click here to visit the database.

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