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Farmers Market Promotion Program

By Agricultural Marketing Service
Government Grant

$750,000

deadline:

06/21/21

Description

FMPP funds projects that develop, coordinate, and expand direct producer-to-consumer markets to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. The program focuses on:• Supporting and promoting domestic direct producer-to-consumer (including direct producer-to- retail, direct producer-to-restaurant and direct producer-to-institutional marketing) marketing such as farmers markets, roadside stands, agritourism activities, community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs, or online sales;• Encouraging the development of value-added agricultural products;• Developing marketing strategies for producers of local food and value-added products;• Facilitating regional food chain coordination and mid-tier value chain development;• Promoting new business opportunities and marketing strategies to reduce on-farm food waste; • Responding to changing technology needs in direct producer-to-consumer marketing; and• Covering expenses related to costs i...

Eligibility

  • Others

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.