Gov. Cuomo Announces $1.5 Million for Farm-to-School Programs
ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) -- Students heading back to school will have a chance to access more local food.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday that a record $1.5 million is available to support the growth of Farm-to-School programs across the state.
The program helps Kindergarten through Grade 12 schools increase the amount and variety of locally grown and produced food on school menus. It also aims to improve student health, and educate young people about agriculture.