International Nutrition Toolbox


This tool box provides access to food and nutrition resources published by the USDA Food, Nutrition and Consumer Service, as well as other USDA and USG agencies and their partners. You can also find information about school meals program around the world, including US’s National School Lunch Program.

For questions, please email us at hmrs@ars.usda.gov.



Nutrition Education and Training

This link provides access to nutrition education and training resources published by the United States Department of Agriculture and other USG agencies and their partners. Some materials are both in English and non-English languages.


E-Learning and Training

Materials in this section are developed for educators to use for training. You can find a variety of lesson plans and curricula.


Food Safety Education and Training

Resources that can be used to educate children and staff about food safety.


Other Resources

These general resources include guidance for programs including farm to school program, tips for expanding an existing program, research, best practices, and more!


Girl eating a sandwich Nutrition Assistance Programs in the United States

The United States Federal Government supports a nationwide range of child nutrition programs designed to support schools and child care institutions to help provide nutritious meals to school children and to help them learn proper nutrition. Working in partnership with State and local governments the Federal Government programs reimburse schools for meals served to the children.