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Farm to Institution

Nationwide, tens of millions of people each day eat their meals outside of home at schools, colleges, hospitals, corporate cafeterias and government agencies. Each one of these institutions represents an opportunity for U.S. farmers, ranchers and food businesses. Learn more about how USDA supports the development of farm to institution relationships and read project case studies in this section of the KYF Compass. Then view our interactive map for examples of farm to institution projects supported by USDA nationwide.

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In Southern Appalachia, Farm to School Training Builds Connections, Economies and Health

The New England Governors' Association sees regional farm to institution opportunities
The number of schools known to be participating in farm to school programs jumped from 400 in 2004 to over 2,300 in 2011.