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A new Farm to School project that aims to expand farm to school activities in Native communities is looking to give five $5,900 mini-grants to expand and promote farm to school in native schools.
Many generations of native peoples of North America have celebrated a connection to land, food, and community, and use of traditional foods. This new project hopes to expand community-wide initiatives towards building food security around food sovereignty as well as bring traditional foods like blue corn and bison into school menus.
To learn more about the grant opportunities, check out the Seed Change in Native Communities with Farm to School and apply here.
Applications are due March 22nd, 2017 for schools or early child care and education sites that are looking to expand or jumpstart farm to school activities.