The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) announces it is seeking public comment February 15 – March 7, 2022, for the 2022 California Farm to School Incubator Grant Program’s request for applications (RFA).
The California Budget Act of 2021 includes a $60 million, one-time General Fund allocation for CDFA-F2F to sustain and expand the California Farm to School Incubator Grant Program, with $30 million allocated for fiscal year 2021-22 and $30 million allocated for fiscal year 2022-23. The 2022 California Farm to School Incubator Grant Program will award competitive grants to support projects that cultivate equity, nurture students, build climate resilience, and create scalable and sustainable change. To support a wide array of farm to school projects, the program offers four funding tracks:
- Track 1: The California Farm to School K-12 Procurement and Education Grant
- Track 2: The California Farm to School Partnership Grant
- Track 3: The California Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) Grant
- Track 4: The California Farm to School Producer Grant
Click here to view a CDFA press release for details on how to view the RFA and submit comments.