Nutrition

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a program through the Utah State Board of Education assisting programs in getting meals to youth when school is not in session. The program applies only to public or private non-profit organizations such as a School Food Authority, college, residential summer camps, government units, food banks, libraries, Boy's and Girl's Clubs, YMCA, and the like. Sites can be located in a variety of places such as parks, schools, and community centers.

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Afterschool Snack Program

Participation in the Afterschool Snack Program (ASP) is an option to sponsors already participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) that offers reimbursement to help sponsors serve snacks to children in afterschool activities aimed at promoting the health and well-being of children and youth in our communities.

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Free and Reduced Price School Lunch and Breakfast

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The site also offers brochures, one-pagers, information on best practices, and more.

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Child Nutrition Programs

Child Nutrition Programs help to ensure the children of Utah have adequate access to safe and nutritious foods. CNP has several programs for different agencies and needs, including the Afterschool Snack Program and the Farm to Fork program which provides training and student education programming.

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Food Research and Action Center

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States. FRAC works with hundreds of national, state and local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, corporations and labor organizations to address hunger, food insecurity, and their root cause, poverty.

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Utah Food Bank

The Utah Food Bank has several programs available to help Utah families and children across the state fed. Kids Café is offered through educational afterschool sites at local elementary schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, and community centers. The Mobile School Pantry provides cost-effective food distribution points for children and families at the end of the school day in the school playgrounds. Other programs are available for home bound individuals and senior citizens as well as a mobile pantry that goes to underserved communities and food deserts throughout the state.

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Create Better Health SNAP-ED | USU Extension

Food $ense, Utah's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-ED) provides education to SNAP recipients and to those who are food stamp eligible. There are a variety of classes offered to expand participants' knowledge of nutrition, budgeting, cooking, food safety, and physical activity. These hands-on classes are taught by Nutrition Education Assistants (NEA's), who are trained through the National Nutrition Certification Program, created by Food $ense (SNAP-Ed) of Utah. They also have a large variety of health related resources anyone can pick up and use.

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