THE EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TEFAP)
Hunger Solutions Minnesota partners with the USDA, the Minnesota Department of Human Services-Office of Economic Opportunity, food banks and food shelves to administer Minnesota’s TEFAP program. The Emergency Food Assistance Program distributes nearly 11 million pounds of food to food shelves and on-site meal programs across Minnesota.
Use the tools below to learn more about TEFAP. If you have further questions please call 651-789-9846 for help.
- Minnesota’s TEFAP Program Manual
- TEFAP Products October-April 2017 (Updated 11/1/2016)
- TEFAP Food Fact Sheets from USDA
USDA Under Secretary Kevin Concannon and Minnesota partners talk about TEFAP
How TEFAP works in Minnesota
How is TEFAP funded?
How are products ordered and delivered?
What are entitlement and bonus commodities?
TEFAP Legal Requirements
TEFAP Agency Requirements
Receiving and storing food
What to expect at a TEFAP monitoring visit