Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces grants and partnership to improve school meals
– Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Annandale Terrace Elementary School in Virginia.
– Secretary Vilsack unveiled two new grant opportunities for schools to invest in nutritious school meals.
– The grants will support the purchase of equipment and infrastructure necessary for improving school meals.
– A training and technical assistance partnership was also announced to help schools make the most of these grants.
– The partnership will provide guidance and support to schools in creating healthy and delicious meal options.
Secretary Vilsack’s visit to Annandale Terrace Elementary School and the announcement of new grant opportunities and a partnership for school meals highlight the commitment of the Agriculture Department to ensure that students have access to nutritious and appetizing meals. By providing financial assistance and guidance, these initiatives aim to support schools in enhancing their food programs and promoting healthier eating habits among students. This investment in the well-being of our future generations is a crucial step towards building a healthier and more sustainable society.