Pilot Project for Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables (UFV Pilot) Webinar

Event date: 2015-07-29

Pilot Project for Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables (UFV Pilot)

2:00 pm, Thursday, August 13, 2015

AMSs Commodity Procurement Program is seeking additional vendors for our UFV Pilot; this webinar details how to become one! Click here for the pilots website. You will learn about:

Vendor Eligibility Requirements, the Application Submission process, and how contracts and payments to vendors are made.

Developing additional opportunities for schools to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables with entitlement funding.

How the Pilot Project leverages schools established relationships with growers, produce wholesalers, and distributors while encouraging new partnerships to form.

The webinar also outlines the roles of Federal, State, and local agencies and various Distribution scenarios.

The UFV Pilot currently helps schools in 8 states (CA, WA, OR, MI, WI, CT, NY, VA) as a means to promote local purchases and farm-to-school initiatives. www.fns.usda.gov/fdd/pilot-project-procurement-unprocessed-fruits-and-vegetables

Carolyn Smalkowski
Email: Contact Me
Primary Phone: (703) 305-2674


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