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Farm to School is Growing

Grant Program Grant Awards

The Fiscal Year 2022 Farm to School Grant Request for Applications is closed.

This fall, FNS will be announcing the request for applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Farm to School Grant Program. We encourage those seeking grant funding to review the materials available here. Interested applicants can find prior grant awards, requests for applications, and technical assistance documents, which can be used as resources for planning grant applications for FY 2023 and beyond.

The 2019 Farm to School Census is Here!

USDA announces the results of the 2019 Farm to School Census, the only nationwide survey designed to measure farm to school activities among school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program.

Read the new Farm to School Census and Comprehensive report for insight on the scope of farm to school activity today.

Find out how farm to school has taken root on the new Farm to School Census Website.


girl eating peach

Farm to CACFP

Farm to preschool works to connect early child care and education settings to local food producers with the objectives of serving locally-grown, healthy foods to young children, providing related nutrition education, and improving child nutrition.

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Farm to Summer

In many regions across the United States, USDA’s Summer Food Service Program aligns well with the peak growing season, allowing schools and nonprofit organizations to serve products in their freshest state.