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‘Tons of excitement’: Buffalo Schools, FeedMore WNY each get $2 million

Governor Kathy Hochul has allocated $40 million to the New York Food for New York Families program, strengthening ties between local farmers and entities serving underserved populations. Buffalo Public Schools and FeedMore WNY received $2 million grants each, with plans to establish farmers markets and distribute local produce. Providence Farm Collective, a hyperlocal farm, plays a crucial role in Buffalo Schools’ farm-to-school program. The initiative, supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, aims to fortify connections between farmers and communities. Local growers, including those in the Eden Valley cooperative, are enthusiastic about the opportunity. For more details, visit the full article.

Beth Leipler

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