Foothills Fresh, the collaboration to bring farm-fresh scratch-cooked school meals to all students in Western Nevada County, recently received a $488,000 California Farm to School Incubator Grant award, according to a press release.

The Nevada County School Food Services Agency, a partnership between eight school districts and the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools, was formed July 1, 2022 to support all students getting access to scratch-cooked meals using fresh, regional foods, the release states.