USDA awards grants to strengthen local and regional ag markets
Last updated 11/24/2021 at 12:31pm
from U.S. Department of Agriculture
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a $90.2 million investment in 203 projects to strengthen and explore new market opportunities for local and regional food businesses.
The funding is made possible through grant programs administered by the Agricultural Marketing Service as part of the Local Agriculture Marketing Program - LAMP: the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Programs, or FMLFPP, and the Regional Food System Partnerships, or RFSP.
• FMLFPP awarded a total of $75.4 million to 172 projects across 41 states to...