Department of Defense (DoD) Fresh Produce Program


Getting Started on the DoD Fresh Produce Program

DOD Fresh: The Basics Webinar

Program Overview

Steps – to – Success

Participation Request Form

USDA Foods: Healthy Choices American Grown” pamphlet

Best Practices for Handling Fresh Produce in Schools


Fresh Produce Ordering Site

FFAVORS Ordering Manual

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Order Receipt System – FFAVORS


Documents and Forms

Sample Catalog – updated monthly


DoD Memos

 DoD Pilot with Duncan Family Farms


What’s New/Produce Market Reports

NEW Trends In Local Purchasing 2013
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014


DoD Fresh Produce Program Contact Information

Please contact the USDA Foods Program for program participation, entitlement dollars and program questions.

USDA Foods Program
Sandy Fitzner – DoD Fresh Produce Program Specialist
1535 W. Jefferson Ave., Bin 7
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602.542.8741 (office), 602.542.3818 (fax),


Please contact Stern Produce regarding the FFAVORS catalog and deliveries.

Stern Produce
Dennis Negrete – Retail Sales Manager
3200 S. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85040
602.703.2400 (mobile)
602.268.6628 (office)
602.268.2696 (fax)


Please contact the Department of Defense for FFAVORS access (username/passwords).

Department of Defense
Steve Covington – Customer Specialist
DLA Troop Support
Palmdale, CA
213.216.4536 (mobile)
661.575.9594 (office)
661.339.2422 (fax)