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The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced that 2017 Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant proposals are being accepted through April 14, 2017, 4 p.m. DATCP encourages farmers and others in Wisconsin’s food industry who want to grow their local markets to apply in the 2017 round of grants.
The Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin program is an economic development program designed to help the Wisconsin agricultural and food industry find ways to reduce marketing, distribution and processing hurdles impeding the expansion of Wisconsin’s local food system. DATCP invites proposals for projects that will increase the demand for and supply of locally produced foods in Wisconsin. Grants are awarded following a competitive review process. The target date for grant award notification is early May 2017. Anticipated awarded project start date is June 1, 2017.
More information is available at https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/BuyLocalBuyWisconsinGrants.aspx