Keep up with the latest policy news, USDA Funding Announcements, and food systems happenings in the Northeast.
The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced $26 million to fund local and regional food systems projects through the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP). Applications due March 27, 2017.
The newly reinvented Conservation Stewardship Program sign up period is now open. Farmers must sign up by February 3rd to be considered for the 2017 funding cycle.
Read about the 2016 It Takes a Region Conference in Hartford this past November!
USDA released the results of the 2015 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey. NESAWG breaks down the results for our region!
The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York is offering retreat grants for nonprofit organizations from May 29- June 2. Applications are due January 30th.
USDA is seeking public input for the Food Safety Outreach Program.
The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a federal competitive grants program that supports projects that enhance the sustainability of farming. Applications for the Administrative Council and Technical Committee due 1/17/2017.
Submit your application to travel to the Youth Ag Summit in Brussels!
Present at the 35th Annual CT NOFA Winter Conference - the event where farmers, foodies, gardeners, landscapers, and community leaders come together to learn innovative practices, share ideas, and network with other organic fans!
Submissions of citations for the fourth edition of Michigan State University's Center for Regional Food Systems's Annotated Bibliography of Structural Racism in the Food System are requested by October 30, 2016.