Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced a $4.5 million grant for the USDA’s first ever Farm to School Grant, designed to cultivate a larger connection between school cafeterias and local farms. The program includes 68 projects in 37 states under the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act. The projects will serve 3,700 schools and 1.75 million students, half from rural areas.
Farmers’ Markets, Farm Stands, Flowers, and Fond FarewellsHave you visited a farmers’ market this summer? Here’s our list of markets in Hastings