FDP: Avenues of ParticipationThe Food Distribution Program (FDP) Avenues of Participation online training.
There are three different ways to receive U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foods in California: (1) allocation agencies, (2) state cooperatives (co-ops), and (3) private co-ops. This training describes the three different participation methods a recipient agency can choose from and how they differ from one another. This training is recommended for any agency interested in learning more about the options available for ordering and receiving USDA Foods.
- Course Number: 669
- Training Length: 21 minutes
- Certificate: None
- Target Audience: Food Service Director and Staff
- Mandatory: No
- Cost: Free
- Date Recorded: February 2016
The following resource is referred to throughout this online course:
- USDA NSD-FDP-02-2013: Changing Receipt of USDA Foods management Bulletin
- Crediting: 0.25 hour
- Key Area:
- Training Topic:
Menu Planning (1100)
- Learning Objective: Plan for effective use of USDA foods (1170)
- Training Topic: Menu Planning (1100)
For more information on crediting, access the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) web document Professional Standards Learning Objectives (PDF)
For more information on USDA Foods, visit the California Department of Education Food Distribution web page.
For questions regarding the course content, contact Amy Bell, Child Nutrition Consultant, by phone at 916-322-5051 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.