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Subscribe to monthly California Farm to School Network newsletter!

Click here to view the California Farm to School Network January newsletter. The California Farm to School Network includes farm to school practitioners and enthusiasts statewide. Visit the CDFA Farm to School Program webpage to subscribe to these monthly updates that include … Continue reading

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USDA grant to help with nutrition incentives at farmers’ markets, small retailers

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has announced that a USDA Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) grant of $12.9 million will fund nutrition incentives at Certified Farmers’ Markets and small retailers throughout California. The grant will help … Continue reading

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CDFA accepting proposals for nutrition incentives to be distributed for WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) is announcing that proposals are now being accepted for the 2023 California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP) Expansion for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and Senior Farmers’ Market … Continue reading

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Farm to School Network newsletter wraps up 2022, offers resources, events, funding for the new year

Click here to view the California Farm to School Network December newsletter. The California Farm to School Network includes farm to school practitioners and enthusiasts statewide. Visit the CDFA Farm to School Program webpage to subscribe to these monthly updates that include … Continue reading

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CDFA Undersecretary Christine Birdsong discusses Farm to School Program at Culinary Institute of America

Click here to view this original post on the CDFA Planting Seeds blog.

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CA Farm to School Network newsletter offers resources, events, workshops, funding and more

The California Farm to School Network includes farm to school practitioners and enthusiasts statewide. Visit the CDFA Farm to School Program webpage to subscribe to these monthly updates that include information about grants, resources, research, webinars, events and news from the National … Continue reading

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CDFA accepting public comments on request for applications for Healthy Refrigeration Grant Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) is seeking public comment on a Healthy Refrigeration Grant Program request for applications (RFA), anticipated to be released in mid-December. Public comments will be accepted until 5 … Continue reading

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CDFA awards $25.5 million for Farm to School projects across California

As part of California’s nation-leading investment in farm to school programs, the California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) is excited to announce $25.5 million in funding for 120 farm to school projects across the state. … Continue reading

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Southern California school garden program encourages students to recycle water for plants

Santiago Elementary School in Lake Forest (Orange County) is growing the next generation of water-wise Californians by encouraging students to recycle clean water for its school garden. In an Instagram post about the project the school asked, “Do you pour water from … Continue reading

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CDFA-F2F welcomes Sara Bernal to lead new Urban Agriculture Grant Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) welcomes Sara Bernal to lead the new Urban Agriculture Grant Program. “Sara’s experience within all aspects of urban agriculture, from production and marketing to working with beginning … Continue reading

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