USDA awards grants to strengthen local and regional ag markets

 

Last updated 11/24/2021 at 12:31pm

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A Hi-Line farmer loads a truck with wheat he just harvested. U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it awarded $90.2 million in grants to 203 projects to strengthen and explore new market opportunities for local and regional food businesses.

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...



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