Farm to School Grant Awards and Census Results Announced by USDA
USDA announced that it is awarding a total of $12 million in Farm to School Grants to 176 grantees. This year’s Farm to School Grants will help expand the access to fresh, local foods and hands-on agricultural learning for children across 45 states and the District of Columbia. USDA also released results from the 2019 Farm to School Census that show school districts purchased nearly $1.3 billion in local fruits, vegetables, and other foods during the 2018-2019 school year. A complete list of grant recipients and the full census results are both available online.