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  • Discover the impact of the 2017-2018 program in our report to the legislature!

  • Students are loading trays with Michigan produce

  • Educators take Farm to School into the Classroom

  • Tools to engage your whole school, including new webinars

  • Frozen Michigan blueberries find their way from farm, to processor, to school

  • 112 Michigan farms are doing business with schools this year

10 Cents A Meal for School Kids & Farms is a state pilot program that provides schools with up to 10 cents per meal in match funding to purchase and serve Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and legumes. 

NEWS!!! Michigan’s innovative 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms program has announced its 2018-2019 grant recipients. This year’s grantees span 5 prosperity regions, 27 counties, and 57 school districts, serving 134,036 students! Click here to see the Michigan Department of Education's 2018 press release, or visit our About Page to find the full listing of Michigan school districts receiving 10 Cents a Meal funding for the 2018-19 school year.

Learn about the impact of 10 Cents a Meal's second program year, in which we supported the health of an estimated 95,000 students and the business of 112 farms! Download our legislative report here.

"With this bill, Michigan joins just a handful of states that have taken this great step forward, demonstrating its role as a national leader in this work."- Helen Dombalis, Programs Director, National Farm to School Network