Bureaus and Offices
Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness
Bureau of Food Distribution
The Mayo Building
Second Floor, M39
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0800
Cathy Quick, Bureau Chief
Through the establishment of communication, service and delivery systems, the Bureau of Food Distribution ensures that USDA-donated commodities and recovered produce are made available to eligible recipients. The bureau administers or provides support to five USDA programs in Florida: National School Lunch Program; Summer Food Service Program; The Emergency Food Assistance Program; and the WIC/Farmers' Market Nutrition Program. Effective July 1, 2012, the Bureau of Food Distribution moved from the Division of Marketing and Development to the Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness.
- Programs and Initiatives:
- Florida "Farm to School" Program
- National School Lunch Program
- Summer Food Service Program
- The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
- WIC/Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
For information about Florida school feeding programs, visit the website of the Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness.