Supports Minnesota agricultural producers and processors to expand markets for Minnesota products. Grants are intended to:
Proposals will be available August 15, 2014 to October 20, 2014 and December 19, 2014 to March 6, 2015.
For instructions on how to register to apply, review this tutorial (PDF: 867 KB / 8 pages).
Request for Proposal (RFP) and Fillable Application (PDF: 455 KB / 12 pages)
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Applications that have a meat processing, Farm to School component or are addressing a Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) or similar type of food safety plan will receive priority.
Grants will be awarded through the application process for equipment purchases or physical improvements.
See the sample application (PDF: 400 KB / 5 pages) as an example.
David Weinand, Program Administrator
Ann Kuzj, Program Administrator
Ag Marketing & Development Division
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), 625 Robert Street N, St. Paul, MN 55155-2538, firstname.lastname@example.org