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Welcome to ODE USDA Food Distribution Program

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.

ODE USDA Foods Distribution Program Email Support:

SY2023-24 USDA Foods entitlement rates:

  • NSLP $0.365 per lunch
  • CACFP $0.295 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