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$12 Million in Grants Available to Support Farm to School Projects

October 26, 2021

October is National Farm to School Month! USDA just announced the opening of the fiscal year 2022 Farm to School (F2S) Grant Program request for applications (RFA) and the availability of $12 million for grants. The deadline to apply is January 10, 2022.

Proposed Rule Defines Geographic Preference Option for Child Nutrition

April 20, 2010

In an important step forward for local purchasing by federal nutrition programs, the USDA today┬áreleased a proposed rule on a geographic preference option that would allow institutions who receive federal Child Nutrition funds to give extra points to unprocessed locally grown or raised products in the procurement process. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will […]