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USDA Announces Request for Applications for FY 2014 Farm to School Grants

Children love fresh produce, especially when they have a hand in growing it. Daniel Lane photo.

Children love fresh produce, especially when they have a hand in growing it. Daniel Lane photo.

National Program Continues to Increase Local Foods in Schools and Provides New Economic Opportunities for Producers of All Kinds

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced the release of a request for applications (RFA) for the latest round of USDA’s Farm to School grants. These grants help eligible schools improve the health and wellbeing of their students and connect with local agricultural producers.