School Food Service

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This page has resources for school food service staff and other school staff about local procurement and serving local produce in the school.

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Promoting SC Grown   Certified South Carolina Logo

All Associate Members are listed on the Certified South Carolina website.

Use ‘school’ as the search keyword.


There are many resources for finding healthy recipes to serve in your school cafeteria. Here are some of our favorites:

USDA Recipe Finder (all recipes)

USDA School Food Service Fruit and Vegetable Recipes

USDA Recipes for Schools

New School Cuisine: Nutritious and Seasonal Recipes for School Cooks by School Cooks

Oklahoma Farm to School Cookbook

Procurement Resources

Are you looking for more resources to procure local foods in your school cafeteria?

USDA Guide

Farmer Profiles

View the profiles of farmers who are interested in selling to institutions on our Farmer Resources page.