USDA report shows farm-to-school programs expanding

USDA report shows farm-to-school programs expanding

The results show that 42 percent of districts responding to the census are operating local sourcing programs, with purchases more than doubling in the past three years.

Farm-to-school is growing across the country, according to the latest USDA Farm to School Census report, which tabulated numbers from the 2014-2015 school year.

According to the USDA data, 42 percent of school districts responding to the census are operating farm-to-school programs, with another 16 percent indicating they plan to start one in the future.

Collectively, the more than 42,500 schools rep

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