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Home > Grants, Loans & Financing > Grant Opportunities > Farm to School Grant Program

Farm to School Grant Program

Supports Minnesota school districts and child care providers in the processing of Minnesota agricultural products. Grants are intended to:

  • Create feasibility plan that identifies specific equipment, tools, training or policies needed by school districts and child care providers;
  • Purchase equipment to allow schools and child care providers to purchase, prepare and serve more Minnesota grown and raised food.

Proposals must be received no later than 4:00 PM on Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

Apply on-line
For instructions on how to register to apply, review this tutorial (PDF: 867 KB / 8 pages).

Request for Proposal and Application (PDF: 306 KB / 14 pages) 
** MAC Users: Please complete the form using Adobe Reader. **

All questions regarding the RFP should be submitted in writing to Ashley Bress at ashley.bress@state.mn.us. All questions received, along with the answers to those questions, will be posted on the FAQ page.

MDA Contact

Ashley Bress, Program Administrator
ashley.bress@state.mn.us, 651-201-6648

Ag Marketing & Development Division