The Regional Rural Development Centers in cooperation with the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) have developed workshop materials and resources focused on improving the funding success rate of applicants to USDA AMS grant programs, specifically the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP). Link to National AMSTA website.
Montana State University Extension is participating in this project, and offering this training program to assist individuals and organizations in their efforts to secure AMS resources to further the provision of local foods. This training is FREE to all participants, but please register as there is limited space.
Three workshop will be held at the Missoula County Extension office on April 27th, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Lunch will be on your own. Please contact
with any additional questions. Link to Missoula Workshop Flyer.