USDA has announced that 65 projects nationwide will receive Farm to School grants. The grants award a total of $5 million to schools, state agencies, tribal groups, and nonprofit organizations in 42 states and Puerto Rico for farm to school planning, implementation, or training. The funded projects include creating new menu items, establishing supply chains for local foods, offering taste tests to children, buying equipment, planting school gardens and organizing field trips to agricultural operations. Information on the projects funded is available online.
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