Farmers Market Promotion Program Fiscal Year 2024

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

credit:


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 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 incurred in obtaining food safety certification and improvements to food safety practices and equipment.

Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Agricultural Marketing Service

Estimated Funding: $10,500,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Program Website

Additional Information of Eligibility:
See section 3.1 of the RFA.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/grants/fmpp

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
FMLFPPGrants@usda.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2024-02-27

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2024-06-13


Vertical farms are designed in a way to avoid the pressing issues about growing food crops in drought-and-disease-prone fields miles away from the population centers in which they will be consumed.






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