Best Practices


Learning from other communities is a great way to enhance your Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) site. The USDA has gathered best practices from communities across the nation and compiled resources to help increase the efficiency of your summer meal program.

USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Best Practices: Program Access and Expansion

USDA Meal Service Best Practices

USDA Best Practices: Meal Service

USDA Meal Service Issues

USDA How to Establish Meal Service Times

USDA What to Do with Leftover Meals

USDA Successfully Operating a Congregate Feeding Site

USDA 2016 Site Supervisor’s Guide

USDA 2016 Administrative Guide for Sponsors