The Farmers’ Market Promotion Program is a component of the Farmers Marketing and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP), which is authorized by the Farmer-to-Consumer Direct Marketing Act of 1946, as amended (7 U.S.C. 3005). Under FMLFPP, two competitive grant programs are available: the Farmers’ Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and
Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP).
The goals of FMPP grants are to increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to, or assisting in the development, improvement, and expansion of, domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, and other direct producer-to-consumer market opportunities. The maximum amount awarded for any one proposal cannot exceed $100,000; the minimum award is $15,000.
All applicants under FMPP shall be domestic entities owned, operated, and located within the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The eligible entities are:
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Networks
Economic Development Corporations
Public Benefit Corporations
Regional Famers Market Authorities
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Contact Farmers Market Promotion Program USDA Agricultural Marketing Service 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Room 4534-South Building Washington, DC 20250-0269 Phone: (202) 720-0933 Fax: (202) 690-4152 Email Farmers Market Promotion Program Visit Website Service Area