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Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP)  


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The purpose of the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) is to increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to, or assisting in the development, improvement, and expansion of, domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, and other direct producer-to-consumer market opportunities.


All applicants under FMPP must be domestic entities owned, operated, and located within the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands to be considered eligible. Entities that are eligible to apply include:


  • Agricultural businesses
  • Agricultural cooperatives
  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks
  • CSA associations
  • Economic development corporations
  • Local governments
  • Nonprofit corporations
  • Producer networks
  • Producer associations
  • Public benefit corporations
  • Regional farmersí market authorities
  • Tribal governments




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  Last Modified Date: 05/18/2015