RFP 0336 - New York State Farm-to-School Grant Program


The Farm-to-School program helps Kindergarten through Grade 12 schools connect with local farmers, increase the use of locally grown food on school menus, and improve student health, while providing increased economic benefits to New York’s farmers. A total of $1.5 million is available for the Farm-to-School Competitive Grants Program.


You may review the RFA and all requirements for this funding opportunity on the Contract Reporter website: New York State Contract Reporter (ny.gov).

All questions about this RFP must be submitted by June 14, 2024, in writing (fax or e-mail) to:

Courtney Bailey

NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

10B Airline Drive Albany, NY 12235

[email protected] 

Fax: (518) 457-2716

On June 4, 2024, the Department held an informational workshop on the program. You can view a recording of the workshop here. A presentation from the workshop is available below.