Specialty Crop COVID-19 Priority Area Survey

The Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funds projects that aim to enhance the production and competitiveness of Specialty Crop industries in Massachusetts. Through H.R. 133, USDA will be distributing additional funds for a second round of FY21 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funding. Projects addressing COVID-19 priority areas will receive preferential scoring. MDAR is collecting feedback fr...
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MDAR: June/July Farm and Market Report

The Farm and Market Report is the MDAR's bi-monthly newsletter which includes the Commissioner's Column, program and grant updates, workshop and educational updates, USDA News, along with a Calendar and Classified section. Click HERE for the latest Issue
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MDAR: USDA Grants for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of up to $4 million for grants to support the development of urban agriculture and innovative production projects. USDA’s Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (Office) is accepting proposals for planning and innovation projects, and these grants are part of USDA’s broader efforts to support urban agriculture. ...
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MDAR: MassGrown Exchange – Food/Produce Buyers – Recent Listings and Updates

Recent listings:  Lamb, beef, and honey! Job postings, farmers markets and more!  Kitchen Team Member at Bob's Turkey Farm, Scituate and East Longmeadow farmers markets looking for vendors, and Milton School looking for fruits and vegetables. Wholesale Farmers – Looking for new buyers for your anticipated crops this season? Be sure you list your crops on the Exchange. The MassGrown Exchan...
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