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USDA Using DOD to Buy Local Fact Sheet

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THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (DoD Fresh) allows schools to use their USDA Foods entitlement dollars to buy fresh produce. As of 2014, schools in 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam participate; schools received more than $120 million worth of produce during SY 2013-2014.

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