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CA Farm to School Network newsletter highlights school events and gardens, CDFA grantee success, USDA tips, funding opportunities and more

Click here to view the California Farm to School Network November newsletter. The California Farm to School Network includes farm to school practitioners and enthusiasts statewide. Click on the newsletter subscribe button to also receive these monthly updates that include information about … Continue reading

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CDFA Farm to School Incubator Grantee Highlights

In continued celebration of October as National Farm to School Month, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) spotlights several of the 60 farm to school projects that received funding through the CDFA Farm to School Incubator Grant Program in 2021. … Continue reading

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Farm to School Month garden highlight — Luther Burbank High School’s BUG Program moves outdoors

Luther Burbank High School (LBHS) in Sacramento welcomed students back to school this year with an updated outdoor learning space of chairs and desks beside its Burbank Urban Garden (BUG). Home to the LBHS Urban Agriculture Academy, BUG is a … Continue reading

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Farm to School newsletter highlights grant funding, events, best practices, resources and job opportunities

Click here to view the October California Farm to School Network monthly update! Highlights include: CA state budget allocates $60 million for continued Farm to School Incubator Grant funding Farm to School Month activities Farm to School Incubator Grantee highlights … Continue reading

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Farm to School Month — CDFA receives $60 million budget appropriation for grants

October is National Farm to School Month and CDFA joins thousands of schools, early care and education sites, farms, communities and organizations across the country in celebrating food education, school gardens, and lunch trays filled with healthy, local ingredients. Adding to the … Continue reading

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CDFA announces $60 million allocated for farm to school grants and begins Farm to School Month with Community of Practice event

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces California has expanded its investment in the farm to school movement through a State Budget Sustainable Agriculture allocation of $30 million in FY2021-22 and $30 million in FY2022-23 for a total … Continue reading

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CA Farm to School Network newsletter spotlights first Community of Practice event and network success stories

Click here to view the September California Farm to School Network newsletter! Highlights include: Registration now open for CA Farm to School Network’s first Community of Practice event October is Farm to School Month! Farm to School Incubator Grantee Highlight … Continue reading

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First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom sees CDFA’s Farm to School grant program in action

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CA Farm to School Network newsletter spotlights first network community of practice event, grantee projects, news, resources

Click here to view the August 2021 California Farm to School Network newsletter. The California Farm to School Network includes farm to school practitioners and enthusiasts statewide. Click on the newsletter subscribe button to also receive these monthly updates that include information … Continue reading

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California Farm to School Network newsletter highlights free school meals, new Instagram page, successful programs, resources

Click here to view the July 2021 California Farm to School Network newsletter. The California Farm to School Network includes farm to school practitioners and enthusiasts statewide. Click on the newsletter subscribe button to also receive these monthly updates that include information … Continue reading

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