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Monday, November 28, 2011

FW: Solicitation 2000000700: Fresh Fruit Pilot Program – Request for Proposal


Please see information below and attached from the USDA regarding requests for proposals to supply produce for the Fresh Produce Pilot program, which is set to begin in Michigan and Florida in January 2012. Produce items for the pilot program include apples, lettuce, blueberries, carrots, grapes and oranges. 


All applicable documents for this pilot program can be found on our website Select Fresh Product Pilot in the dropdown list.


Interested farmers and vendors, please note that details about this program will be shared by represenatives from the USDA in a Farm to Institution session from 2-4 pm on Wednesday, December 7th at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo in Grand Rapids. Find more info about Expo at


Colleen Matts

Farm to Institution Specialist

CS Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems

Michigan State University




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Subject: FW: Solicitation 2000000700: Fresh Fruit Pilot Program – Request for Proposal

Attention Staff and Vendors:


Please see attachment.  Solicitation 2000000700:  Fresh Fruit Pilot Program – Request for Proposal


All RFP questions should be submitted in writing to James Sprandel at and Felicitas Lofton at



Feel free to direct your procedural questions to the AMS Helpdesk.  

·       Email:


Feel free to direct your technical questions to the WBSCM Helpdesk.  

·        Phone: 877-WBSCM-4U




Chyra C. Lewis

Contract Specialist

USDA, AMS, Commodity Procurement Division

1400 Independence Avenue, SW 

Washington, DC 20250

Office: (202) 720-6392


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