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Grant to Bring Local Food to Your School Cafeteria

Sep 08, 2016 at 09:00 am by sara


The NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets is offering grants to schools so that they can serve food from local farms in their cafeteria meals. This is a competitive grant opportunity.

"The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets invites proposals that will increase the capacity of schools to procure and to serve locally produced specialty crops in school meals programs."

Grant period: 24 months

Application Due Date: 10/15/16

Funding availability: $500,000 total with approx. $25,000 to $100,000 available per grant

Questions can be directed to (by September 23): 

Meg McCabe NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets 10B Airline Drive Albany, NY 12235 Fax: (518) 457-2716 E-mail: 

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