USDA Announces $78 Million Available for Local Food Enterprises

With the recent increase in demand for locally grown food and the new resources and tools provided by the 2014 Farm Bill, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA will be investing $78 millions dollars into the rural economy. These funds will support food hubs, farmers markets, aggregation and processing facilities, distribution services, and other local food business enterprises.

 

 

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