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Resource | Webinars/Videos

Trends in Successful USDA Farm to School Grant Applications

During the first round of the USDA Farm to School grant program, hundreds of applicants across the country competed for a limited amount of funding.

Resource | History

Legislative History Related to Farm to School

On June 4, 1946, President Harry S. Truman signed the National School Lunch Act (NSLA), which permanently authorized the National School Lunch Program. The legislation was passed in response to concerns that “many American men had been rejected for World War II military service because of diet-related health problems.” Its purpose was to provide a market for agricultural production and to improve the health and well-being of the nation’s youth.