On Friday, February 20, 2015, the California Valley Miwok Tribe held its monthly USDA Food Distribution.
Each month, qualified participating households receive a USDA food allotment to help them maintain a nutritionally balanced diet. An example of the foods that recipients receive are frozen beef roast, canned beef stew, canned fruits, canned peaches, canned apple sauce, canned spinach, canned carrots, canned green beans, canned corn, canned diced tomatoes, box macaroni & cheese, block cheese, low-fat dry milk, flour, cornmeal, low-fat canned milk, canned tomato sauce, box spaghetti, bakery mix, crackers, peanut butter, dehydrated instant potatoes, cranberry-apple juice, grape juice, orange juice, dried plums, raisins, butter, cooking oil, instant oats, dry cereal, and unsalted peanuts.
To receive a USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) application, you may contact the California Valley Miwok Tribe – Tribal Office at (209) 931-4567.
CVMT sincerely thanks the Tule River Reservation (USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations), Mr. Richard McDarment, USDA FDIR Director, Mrs. Patricia Salas, USDA FDIR Intake Manager, Mr. Jesus Salas, USDA FDIR Staff, and Mr. Ronald Buckman, USDA FDIR Staff & driver.