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NYS Farm to School Institute - Applications Due April 12th

Join Farm to Institution New York State in the first annual New York State Farm to School Institute. The NYS Farm to School Institute is a year long school planning and professional development opportunity for school teams (5-7 members) from New York State. The Institute starts off with a three day retreat at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY from August 12-14, 2019.

To apply, go to the website (https://finys.org/institute) and submit an application online by April 12, 2019 by 5pm ET.

2019-2020 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for School Food Authorities

Please click on the following links for information about the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Due to limited funds, and the large number of high need schools in New York State, we will only be able to award monies to those SFAs that submit applications by the due date and have the highest percentage of eligible students enrolled. We will award starting with 100% eligibility and continue down until funds are depleted.

2019-20 FFVP Guidance Manual

Northeast Farm to School Institute - Applications DUE March 7th

The Northeast Farm to School Institute is a year long school planning and professional development opportunity for twelve (4-6 members from schools/5-7 members from districts) teams from New England and New York. The Institute starts off with a three day retreat to Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, VT from June 25-27, 2019. 

To apply, go to the website (http://vtfeed.org/farm-school-institute) and submit an application by March 7th, 2018.

For additional information:

FFVP 2018-2019

Below is the list of 253 schools in 47 school food authorities (SFAs) that were selected to receive the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) funding for the 2018-2019 school year.

2019-2020 Adult/Student Selling Prices

Adult Selling Prices

Breakfast

  • Schools that receive regular reimbursement for breakfast must charge a minimum of $1.95 plus tax for an adult breakfast meal
  • Schools that receive severe need reimbursement for breakfast must charge a minimum of $2.31 plus tax for an adult breakfast meal

Lunch

  • Schools that receive under 60% ($3.4699) for lunch must charge a minimum of $3.84 plus tax for an adult lunch

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    Program.Intake@usda.gov

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