Arkansas Department of Education Farm to School and School Garden Expenses

Memo Information

Memo Number
FIN-15-050
Memo Date
11/19/2014
Memo Type
Regulatory
Section
Fiscal & Administrative Services
Regulatory Authority
§SP06-2015, SP32-2009
Response Required
NO
Attention
Co-op Directors; Elementary Principals; Middle School Principals; High School Principals; Superintendents; Child Nutrition Directors

Contact Information

Memo Text

The Arkansas Department of Education, Child Nutrition Unit (CNU) encourages schools to participate in Farm to School and School Garden projects.  Many positive outcomes are associated with these initiatives, and schools have an opportunity to market their Child Nutrition Programs through Farm to School and School Garden activities.   The attached Questions & Answers (QAs) provide guidance on expenses related to farm to school and school gardens.  Additional information about school garden expenses can be found in SP 32-2009, School Garden Q&As.