SP02-2007: School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations

Last Modified: 12/06/2013
Tuesday, January 23, 2007

We have received numerous inquiries in the past several weeks concerning a document produced by the Harrison Institute for Public Law at Georgetown University addressing the purchase of products from local farmers. The document expresses the view that Congress, as part of the 2002 Farm Bill, expressed clear support for geographic preferences in purchases made for school food service programs.