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Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services


The Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services provides educational leadership, program technical assistance, federal and state funding and general services that promote and fund health, nutritional daily needs of children and adults and nutrition education for all program participants through the administration of USDA Child Nutrition Services in New Hampshire schools, institutes and summer programs.

NOTICE: As ofOctober 1, 2013, the web claiming system for all Child Nutrition Program participants will be https://my.doe.nh.gov/myNHDOE. Please update any references you might have to the web claiming system.

HealthyUS School Challenge (HUSSC)

The HealthierUS School Challenge(HUSSC) announces another New Hampshire award winner!

Since the beginning of the HealthierUS School Challenge in 2004, awards have been given to schools in 49 States and the District of Columbia. As of November 19, 2014, there are 6,730 schools certified (4,591 Bronze, 1,209 Silver, 570 Gold, and 360 Gold Awards of Distinction).

Congratulations to Oyster River for their inclusion in this group! The following schools in Oyster River have achieved the Bronze Award level:

Oyster River Cooperative School District
Mast Way Elementary School (Bronze)
Moharimet Elementary School (Bronze)

 

USDA Child Nutrition Program
Non-Discrimination Statement -
Updated, October 2015
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USDA Child Nutrition Program
Non-Discrimination Statement Guidance, Updated October 2015
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USDA Child Nutrition Program
Non-Distrimination Statement - Spanish Version
Updated, October 2015
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Child Nutrition Programs


After School Snack Program (ASP)
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program (FFVP)
National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Special Milk Program (SMP)
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

 

 

 

Online Professional Development
Training Tutorials

for the National School Lunch Program

These food service tutorials were designed by the New Hampshire e-learning for Educators program at the NH Department of Education for the Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services.

To register, visit www.opennh.net and select Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services Tutorials under the Self Paced Tutorial Category. The 9 tutorials are free to food service personnel currently working in NH Public Schools.

Please read the training tutorial flyer to learn more about these tutorials
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Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs - Procurement Guide Acrobat Reader
USDA - March 2014

This resource is designed to guide schools in identifying and procuring locally grown and produced food for school nutrition programs. It includes many details vital to a successful, open, fair, and competitive process. The goal of this guide is to illustrate the many opportunities schools have to buy local products.

Procurement 101PowerPoint

Procurement 201 PowerPoint

Procurement 301 PowerPoint

NH Civil Rights - Your Rights PowerPoint
and Responsibilities in the
Child Nutrition Programs
Special Dietary Needs Resources
Childhood Obesity in New Hampshire Report Acrobat Reader

NH Department of Health and Human Services Healthy Schools www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/nhp

Direct Certification Access Procedures

Wednesday's Wisdom

The first Wednesday of the month, the Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services will be issuing an advisory for Child Nutrition Program entities.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 Resources Acrobat Reader

Disaster Feeding Frequently Asked Questions

Recalls - NEW

Fruit and Veggie Quantity Cookbook, Revised Edition

Tasty healthy recipes are one way to bring healthy foods into schools, worksites, child care settings, hospitals, municipalities and your home. All recipes in this cookbook are USDA approved and can be used in the National School Lunch program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the Summer Food Service Program.

Recipes serve 25 - 100 with family-size recipes in the appendix.

What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl!

This new interactive tool is designed to help consumers, school nutrition professionals, child care centers, and community leaders find nutritious and budget-friendly recipes. The website includes household recipes scaled for families as well as quantity recipes for schools and child care centers. More than 400 of the large quantity recipes have been standardized by USDA and include information on how the recipe contributes toward the updated meal pattern requirements for school food service.

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act - Reauthorization Act of 2010

Please review frequently as this will be an important method to share information.

Trainings - NEW

Food Service Management Companies

How to Get Food Help Booklet Acrobat Reader
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has many programs to help people get food. We want you to know what help there is.
Waivers USDA News Flash

 
Bureau Staff Listing
Driving Directions to the Department of Education

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights las and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint or discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form. (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter address to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: US Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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