This webinar will provide you with an overview of FY 17 Farm to School Grant requirements and next steps including, key farm to school contacts, available resources to support your farm to school work, financial systems and reporting requirements.
In this webinar, the sixth in this series, USDA's Farm to School Team discusses how schools can purchase local products through distributors. A food service director from Tennessee and a farm to school coordinator from Georgia share how they've been able to work with distributors to buy local foods.
The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 solidified the partnership of schools and summer meals by ensuring that schools work with summer meal sponsors to inform families of the availability of free summer meals for the children they serve during the school year.
The changes in this interim rule are primarily designed to improve Program operations and monitoring at the state and institution levels and, where possible, to streamline and simplify Program requirements for state agencies and institutions.