The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) works to improve opportunities for U.S. growers and producers, including those involved in local and regional systems. Each year, AMS conducts research and provides technical services and grants that help thousands of agricultural food producers and businesses enhance their local food marketing efforts.
This fact sheet covers:
- Marketing Resources, Opportunities & Certifications
- USDA Market News
- Technical Assistance & Research
View the Supporting Local and Regional Food Systems Fact Sheet (pdf)