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 is continuing—and it’s expanded. Gov. Rick Snyder signed the $16.8 billion education budget on June 28, including a $575,000 line item for the 10 Cents a Meal program. Thanks to this expansion school's in 43 of Michigan's 83 counties were eligible to apply for 10 Cents funding for the 2018-2019 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 the legislative report here.