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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

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.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Growing Your Farm to School Program

The Farm to School team has cultivated resources, trainings, and technical assistance to help your program grow.  

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

I'm New to Farm to School

I'm New to Farm to School is a place full of resources to help you to get your farm to school program growing. 

Resource | Forms

Farm to School Grantee Reports

Instructions for completing the current Farm to School Grant baseline and final reports. Intended for all grantees beginning FY 2022.

Resource | Technical Assistance

Resources for Current Farm to School Grantees

Resources will assist grantees on how to get started after receiving their award, access contact information, and successfully complete reports, evaluations, and financial documentation.

Resource | Grants

Farm to School Grantee Tips: 908 Report Saving and Submitting

For the benefit of current Farm to School grantees, the USDA Farm to School team recorded two brief webinars to help those new to the 908 reporting process.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Farm to School Grantee Tips: 908 Report Downloading and Opening

For the benefit of current Farm to School grantees, the USDA Farm to School team recorded two brief webinars to help those new to the 908 reporting process.

Resource | Newsletters

The Dirt: Farm to School e-Letter

The Dirt is USDA’s Farm to School program monthly e-Letter with updates, webinar info, relevant news, and field notes. 

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Farm to School Grant Program

On an annual basis, USDA awards competitive Farm to School grants that support planning, developing, and implementing farm to school programs. The grants are an important way to help state, regional, and local organizations as they initiate, expand, and institutionalize farm to school efforts.

Resource | Grants

Grant Awards

Designed to increase the availability of local foods in schools, USDA Farm to School grants can help farm to school programs get started or expand existing efforts. Funds support a wide range of activities from training, planning, and developing partnerships to creating new menu items, establishing supply chains, offering taste tests to children, purchasing equipment, planting school gardens, and organizing field trips to agricultural operations.