USDA continues investing in farm-to-school grants


Last updated 7/27/2021 at 1:53pm

From U.S. Department of Agriculture

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $12 million in Farm to School Grants this year, announcing awards to 176 grantees, the most projects funded since the program began in 2013.

The department is also releasing new data demonstrating the recent growth of farm to school efforts nationwide. Nearly two-thirds — 65 percent — of school districts and/or local entities responsible for school meals participated in farm to school activities during school year 2018-2019, more than half — 57 percent — of which began within t...

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