The Department provides financial assistance to New York State schools through the State’s Farm-to-School program. The Farm-to-School program was launched in 2015. It helps kindergarten through grade 12 schools to increase the purchase of locally grown and produced food for school meals and provides increased economic benefits to New York’s farmers.
Grant funding will be awarded for projects that support the establishment or expansion of farm-to-school programs in districts across the State, including:
Estimated Total Program Funding: