Department of Defense (DoD) Fresh Produce Program

 The Department of Defense (DoD) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program allows sponsors to use USDA Foods entitlement dollars to buy fresh domestic produce.

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I am a NEW SPONSOR

    1. Operate the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
    2. Indicate YES to receive USDA Foods on the NSLP application
    3. Complete steps to apply for USDA Foods
    4. Review Steps to Success for Program Overview
    5. Complete DoD Fresh Produce Program Request to Participate
    6. Return form to DoD Fresh Specialist by email FDP@azed.gov or Fax (602) 542-3818

I am an EXISTING SPONSOR

    1. Operate the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
    2. Indicate YES to receive USDA Foods on the NSLP application
    3. Complete DoD Fresh Produce Program Survey
    4. Log in to FFAVORS website and begin ordering

I am a NEW USER

    1. Email the DoD Fresh Specialist FDP@azed.gov requesting access to FFAVORS
    2. Include your first and last, phone number, email address and full name of district/charter/sponsor in the body of the email

Contact Information

Sandy Fitzner
ADE Health & Nutrition Services
USDA Foods Trainer & DoD
Fresh Produce Specialist
(602) 542-8741 Office
(602) 542-3818 Fax
Sandy.Fitzner@azed.gov
Steve Covington
Department of Defense
Customer Specialist
(661) 456-0887 Office
(213) 216-4536 Cell
(661) 339-2422 Fax
Steve.Covington@dla.mil
Dennis Negrete
Stern Produce– Arizona Distributor
Retail Sales Manager
(602)268-6628 Office
(602) 703-2400 Cell
(602) 268-2696 Fax
Dnegrete@sternproduce.com

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Arizona Department of Education
Health & Nutrition Services-School Food Programs
1535 West Jefferson Street, Bin #7
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-8700 phone
(602) 542-3818 fax
FDP@azed.gov