USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or, program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

Nutrition Tip Nutrition Tip

Why is healthy eating important?

Many more children in the United States are being diagnosed with high cholesterol, or as overweight or obese. These conditions can cause many health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure. These conditions can affect you later on as an adult.

By establishing a healthy diet and regular exercise as a kid, you can reduce the risk of experiencing these health problems.