Local government can help-- the summer food service program for children
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service in Alexandria, VA .
Written in English


  • Summer Food Service Program (U.S.),
  • School children -- Food -- United States,
  • Children -- Nutrition

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Other titlesFood that"s in when school is out, Summer food service program for kids
ContributionsUnited States. Food and Nutrition Service
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (6 p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14539968M

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