Child Nutrition

USDA Foods Distribution Program for Schools

This page is for Vermont schools and other agencies who receive food through the USDA Foods Program. It includes links to the documents, tools, and websites you'll need to order food and stay on top of related issues.

USDA Food Updates

It will soon be time for schools to place their USDA Foods orders for School Year 2015-2016.  Stay tuned to the food service managers email list for more information.

Ordering USDA Foods Online

The 2013-14 school year will mark the first time schools will be able to request food for the year and manage their own food and deliveries using the Web-Based Supply Chain Management System (WBSCM).

DoD Fresh

The DoD Fresh Program allows schools to use their USDA Foods entitlement to purchase a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables for their school food service programs.

Program Information and Procedures

Recipes using USDA Foods


How to Order USDA Foods Webinar

Note: You may have to install the GoToMeeting codec to watch this webinar
This Webinar, presented by Laurie Colgan and Rosie Krueger, will teach
you how to use the catalog & cost compare worksheets and make the most of your school's USDA entitlement.


USDA Quick Links

Other Links: Safety


Rosie Krueger at or (802) 479-1246

Page Last Updated on February 17, 2015