PennState Extension – How to Bid for the USDA Food Box Distribution Program

PennState Extension is giving information on how to apply for the USDA Food Box Distribution Program, which is a procurement opportunity for farms, food processors, and distributors. The program will procure $3 billion in food boxes and is designed to address food supply chain and emergency food relief needs resulting from COVID-19.

The RFP should be available for download at the USDA’s Food Box Distribution Program website beginning April 24th. Completed applications should be emailed to and further instructions will be found in the RFP.