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Farm to School Memos

2019

Document Number Title Release Date
NYSED Memo 30% NYS Initiative Application for State Subsidy June 2019
NYSED Memo Governor Cuomo Announces Record $1.5 Million in Awards to Support Farm-to-School Programs Across the State April 2019
NYSED Memo NYS Farm to School Institute - Applications Due April 12th March 2019
NYSED Memo Northeast Farm to School Institute - DUE March 7th January 2019

2018

Document Number Title Release Date
NYSED Memo Additional State Subsidy For Purchasing New York State Food Products December 2018
NYSED Memo Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the 30% NYS Initiative December 2018
NYSED Memo USDA Farm to School Grant Due Dec. 4th October 2018
NYSED Memo Guidance on Procurement Methods: Thresholds UPDATED August 2018
NYSED Memo NY Farm to School Grant Due Oct. 1st August 2018
M-18-18 Implementing Statutory Changes to the Micro-Purchase and the Simplified Acquisition Thresholds for Financial Assistance June 2018

2017

Document Number Title Release Date
NYSED Memo 2016-2017 NYS Farm to School Survey Results December 2017
NYSED Memo 2017 Farm to School Grant Program Funding RFA November 2017
NYSED Memo Farm to School Program Request for Proposal October 2017

2016 

Document Number Title Release Date
NYSED Memo SY 2016-2017 Procurement, Local Foods, and Farm to School Webinar November 2016
SP-48-2016 Using Federal Funds to Support FoodCorps Service Members July 2016

2015

Document Number Title Release Date
SP-07-2016 Local Foods and Related Activities in Summer Meal Programs November 2015

2014

Document Number Title Release Date
SP-06-2015 Farm to School and School Garden Expenses November 2014

2012

Document Number Title Release Date
SP-03-2013 Procurement Geographic Preference Q&A's - Part II October 2012

2011

Document Number Title Release Date
NYSED Memo

Geographic Preference Option for the Procurement of Unprocessed Agricultural Products in Child Nutrition Programs

May 2011
SP-18-2011 Procurement Geographic Preference Q&A's February 2011

2009

Document Number Title Release Date
NYSED Memo Geographic Preference for the Procurement of Unprocessed Agricultural Products in the Child Nutrition Programs December 2009
SP-08-2010 Geographic Preference for the Procurement of Unprocessed Agricultural Products in the Child Nutrition Programs November 2009
SP-01-2010 Applying Geographic Preferences in Procurements for the Child Nutrition Programs October 2009
SP-32-2009 School Garden Q&A's July 2009

 2008

Document Number Title Release Date
NYSED Memo Farm to School Cafeteria Initiatives March 2008
NYSED Memo Record-Keeping for Procurement Transactions March 2008

 

 

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)     mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
         Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
         1400 Independence Avenue, SW
         Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)     fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)     email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

For Nondiscrimination Statement translations, click here.

Los demás programas de asistencia nutricional del FNS, las agencias estatales y locales, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación:

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en ingles), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de seas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en linea en:http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_0.pdf. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

(1)     correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture
         Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
         1400 Independence Avenue, SW
         Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)     fax: (202) 690-7442; o

(3)     correo electrónicoprogram.intake@usda.gov.

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

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