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Public and Private schools, Residential Child Care Institutions and other agencies of the National School Lunch Program, Summer Food Service Program, and Child and Adult Care Food Program are eligible to receive USDA Foods. Agencies can use their USDA Foods entitlement to spend on USDA Foods through one or any combinations of the available options: Direct Delivery products, Processing/Diversion, DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable and the Unprocessed Fruit and Vegetable Pilot. 

Program Contact and E-mail Support: ODE USDA Foods Program

SY2023-24 USDA Foods Ordering Detailed Instructions


SY2022-23 USDA Foods entitlement rates:

  • NSLP $0.43 per lunch
  • CACFP $0.30 per meal (or cash in lieu of USDA Foods)
  • SFSP $0.015 per meal

Program Resources

  • ​ORS 327.520-Acceptance and distribution of donated commodities to schools
  • Attorney General Interpretation of ORS 327.520
  • USDA Foods Policies/Memos
  • USDA Foods Regulations