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Deadline for IL Local Food For Schools funding approaches

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Funding is available to help increase access to local foods for students. 

Raghela Scavuzzo, executive director of the Illinois Specialty Growers Association says $7.3 million is available to Illinois schools through the Local Food for Schools program.

“We have barely tapped into that at this point and this is not just for fruits and vegetables,” she says. “This is for protein and dairy and all sorts of other things.”

Scavuzzo tells Brownfield the program connects farmers with nearby schools….

Deadline for IL Local Food For Schools funding approaches

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