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Farm to school makes local food and agricultural education available to child nutrition program participants through grants, research, technical assistance, and training.

Farm to School is Growing

Grant Program Grant Awards

Congratulations FY2023 Farm to School Grantees!

Beginning in school year 2023-24, the Patrick Leahy Farm to School Grant Program will support 103 grants, serving an estimated 2,791 schools and more than 1.2 million students. An estimated 71 percent of the children served in the participating schools are eligible for free and reduced-price meals. To learn more about the 2023 Farm to School grantees, visit the Grant Awards page.

The 2019 Farm to School Census is Here!

USDA announces the results of the 2019 Farm to School Census, the only nationwide survey designed to measure farm to school activities among school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program.

Read the new Farm to School Census and Comprehensive report for insight on the scope of farm to school activity today.

Find out how farm to school has taken root on the new Farm to School Census website.


Teacher in the garden with students

I'm New to Farm to School

I'm New to Farm to School is a place full of resources to help you to get your farm to school program growing.