One of the recent programs receiving funding through the Farm Bill will directly help smaller specialty crop growers.
Program Boosts Farmers’ Markets
Agriculture Marketing Service Administrator Anne Alonzo says the Farmers’ Market Promotion Program is one of three grant programs in her division. Alonzo said markets are important to fuel the eat local push, and this program will only strengthen an already popular venue for local growers.
To hear the full announcement where Alonzo gives examples of grant projects, click here.