CSFP and TEFAP Training
Training for the following programs is provided on as as-needed basis:
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program
  • The Emergency Food Assistance Program (formerly known as the Texas Commodity Assistance Program or TEXCAP)
  • Farmer's Market Nutrition Program
  • Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program
Please contact USDA Foods at CommodityOperations@TexasAgriculture.gov or call (877) TEX-MEAL, Option 4 for assistance.

Course Name Course Description
CSFP Conference Call - March 12, 2021 This conference call was held on March 12, 2021 to review components of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.
CSFP FNS-153 Reporting The FNS-153, Monthly Report of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program and Quarterly Administrative Financial Status Report, is a crucial tool used to capture distribution activity for the program. This training covers the ways in which the report is utilized, what the report consists of, and poses critical questions to ask oneself regarding proper tracking and reporting controls to yield an accurate report.
CSFP Food Package Changes Webinar Beginning in November 2019, the boxes distributed through the Commodity Supplemental Food Program will include new foods and additional units of some items. View this webinar for a comprehensive look at the changes.

NewCSFP Program Requirements Training

Updated 12/15/21
This Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) course is intended for food bank staff

and will introduce them to the Warehouse and the Program requirements for this program. It identifies the roles and responsibilities for the CSFP Warehouse Operations and Program Administration.

Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
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