U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing grants for farm-to-school programs

April 18, 2012
Grants will help schools procure food from local growers

News release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be investing in farm-to-school programs nationwide to help eligible schools improve the health and wellbeing of their students and connect with local agricultural producers. The new program will promote opportunities for nutrition and agriculture education while providing new economic opportunities for food producers. The Farm to School Grant Program is part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

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