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USDA AMS Pandemic Response and Safety Grant

Session #1:
Determine Eligibility and Apply for a DUNS #

September 16, 2021

Session #2:
Review Application Form and FAQs

October 12, 2021

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) recently announced the Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant Program. This program provides grants to food processors, distributors, farmers markets, and producers to respond to COVID-19, including measures to protect workers. The application process is quick and easy and most North Dakota small-scale specialty crop producers and farmers markets are very likely eligible. Grants are from $1,500 to $20,000. The deadline to apply is November 22, 2021.

Success Strategies for ND Farmers Market Vendors

June 16, 2021

 Vending at a farmers market is a great way to launch a new farm business or test a new product. They offer a low-risk way to market and allow you to meet potential customers and gain exposure. We brought in market managers and seasoned farmers market vendors from around the state to provide their guidance on how to be a successful  farmers market vendor. Whether it's your first or fifth market season this webinar has useful info for you!