Food Distribution on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)

FNS logo Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Federal program that provides commodity foods to low-income households, including the elderly, living on Indian reservations, and to Native American families residing in designated areas near reservations.


Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Fact Sheet (PDF | 43 KB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Find a fact sheet that overviews the FDPIR program.


FDPIR Eligibility Requirements & How to Apply

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Find eligibility requirements for persons interested in participating in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) and how to apply.


USDA Foods Available for the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) (PDF | 81 KB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Provides a list of available commodity foods in FDPIR for 2011.


Commodity Food Fact Sheets & Recipes

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Provides nutrition information and recipes for commodity foods used in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.


Indian Corn A River of Recipes: Native American Recipes Using Commodity Foods (PDF | 3.5 MB)

USDA. FNS. Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.

Recipes from tribes across North America provide new and different ways to prepare USDA commodities, in addition to traditional recipes.


Native American Nutrition Education Resource List for Educators

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Use this database to find resources and information for nutrition education with Native American audiences.