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ISD Staff Spotlight: Winnie Crouch helps Office of Farm to Fork grantees receive funds

NAME: Winnie Crouch YEARS AT CDFA: 4 PROGRAM: Office of Farm to Fork TITLE: Budget Analyst USUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES ON THE JOB? A lot of my time is spent on reviewing grantee invoices for reimbursement and helping grantees with invoice … Continue reading

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Newsletter highlights California Farm to School projects, funding opportunities, community of practice and more

Click here to view the California Farm to School Network March 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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California Farm to School Network newsletter highlights successes, opportunities, funding and more!

Click here to view the CA Farm to School Network Fall 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 accepting public comment for California Farm to School Incubator Grant Program RFA

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) announces it is seeking public comment for the 2023-24 California Farm to School Incubator Grant Program’s draft request for applications (RFA). The RFA is open to public … Continue reading

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California Farm to School Conference celebrates champions building local, resilient food systems

More than 300 school food leaders, farmers and educators joined California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom, California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross and the Alice Waters Institute at the 2023 California Farm to School Conference October … Continue reading

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Farm to School Month – CDFA celebrates statewide partners

In recognition of National Farm to School Month’s theme of “Rooted in Community: Growing Stronger, Together,” CDFA celebrates the community of individuals across all sectors, generations and interests – farmers, parents, students, advocates, teachers, food service workers and lawmakers – who share … Continue reading

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National Farm to School Month — CDFA reaching out to partners with invitation

CDFA urges statewide partners to celebrate October as National Farm to School Month and is inviting them to attend the 2023 California Farm to School Conference on October 24-25 in Palm Springs. CDFA, in partnership with the office of California First Partner Jennifer Siebel … Continue reading

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Santa Ana Unified utilizes CDFA farm to school grant funding to purchase local produce, establish clubs & more!

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) farm to school grantees are hard at work implementing grant projects and transforming the school food system! For example, 2022 California Farm to School Incubator Grant Program recipient Santa Ana Unified School District … Continue reading

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Farm to School Network newsletter offers updates, events, funding, resources and more for farm to school practitioners & enthusiasts

Click here to view the California Farm to School Network July 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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CA Farm to School Network newsletter highlights grantees, summer gardens, upcoming events

Click here to view the full 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 information about grants, resources, research, … Continue reading

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