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2009 Farmers Market Grants Are Available

3/20/2009 9:33:32 AM

Tags: sustainable farms, bootstrap business, organic agriculture

Quick! If you want to secure grant funds for your farmers market, roadside stand, community-supported agriculture program, agri-tourism venture or related activity, you must apply to the USDA by April 27. 

The Agricultural Marketing Service has announced that $5 million will be available for these purposes through the Farmers Market Promotion Program. Take a look at these guidelines to see if you’re eligible.

 



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Connie Allen
4/9/2009 2:36:27 PM
Please vet comments before allowing them to take up space. someone venting (poorly equipped with a substandard set of cliches)then asking for information already provided in the article seems unsuited as a Voice for feedback.

Keep Our Freedoms
4/2/2009 9:29:52 AM
If someone receives a grant from the government for a Farmers Market, what hoop will you have to jump though? What kind of return does the government expect? More spying for Big Brother?

Keep Our Freedoms
4/2/2009 9:29:29 AM
If someone receives a grant from the government for a Farmers Market, what hoop will you have to jump though? What kind of return does the government expect? More spying for Big Brother?







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