Local Foods Grant Writing Workshops (Mar – Apr)

From Penn State Cooperative Extension:

Penn State Extension is pleased to be working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural in offering workshops that will help potential grant applicants understand, develop, and submit their Federal grant applications for the $30 million Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program.

As you may know, the USDA views the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program as a key to revitalizing rural economies by supporting local and regional food systems… This grant writing workshop will walk participants through all you need to know to navigate and apply for the upcoming 2015 USDA Farm Bill grants which provide funding for food system projects including the Local Food Promotion Program and The Farmers Market Promotion Program.

PA Training Location and Dates:

  • March 16:  4184 Dorney Park Road, Allentown, PA 18104
  • March 17: Sustainable Business Accelerator, Slippery Rock University, 165 Elm Street Slippery Rock, PA 16057
  • March 24: 675 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106
  • April 17: 70 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA, 17325

Register on-line.  More information can be found on the Agricultural Marketing Service Technical Assistance (AMSTA) project website or facebook page.

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