Procurement – It’s all about competition!
Always get at least three price quotes before awarding a purchase!
Document your procurement process!
Important USDA Memos
- Market Basket Analysis when Procuring Program Goods and Modifying Contracted-For Product Lists SP 04-2018, USDA, 1/17/2018
- Guidance on Competitive Procurement Standards for Program Operators SP 12-2016, USDA, 11/13/15
- Local Agency Procurement Reviews - SY 2015-16 SP 04-2016, USDA, 11/9/15
- Requirements Related to Franchise Agreements SP 03-2016, USDA, 11/6/15
- Procuring Local Meat, Poultry, Game, and Eggs for Child Nutrition SP 01-2016, USDA, 10/22/15
- Questions and Answers on the Transition to and Implementation of 2 CFR Part 200 SP 02-2016, USDA, 10/30/15
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