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Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP)
(Farmers Markets; Business)


Funding Amount

Planning project: $25,000 – $250,000; Implementation and Farm to Institution project: $100,000 – $750,000; Turnkey Marketing and Promotion project: $50,000 – $100,000

Matching Funds

25% match is required

Funding Cycle

Application deadline was May 2, 2023. Unknown when application will re-open


Grants can be used for:
- The planning stages of establishing or expanding a local and regional food business enterprise or to improve or expand a food business that supports locally and regionally produced agricultural products and food system infrastructure by performing feasibility studies, market research, training and technical assistance for the business enterprise and/or for producers working with the business enterprise

Who Can Apply

Entities that are eligible to apply include:
- Agricultural businesses and cooperatives
- Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks and associations
- Food councils
- Economic development corporations
- Local governments
- Nonprofit and public benefit corporations
- Producer networks or associations
- Regional farmers’ market authorities
- Tribal governments

Additional Eligibility Requirements


Additional Information

For additional information, contact the program at

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