MDA Accepting Applications for Local Food Purchase Assistance Program (LFPA)

Application Deadline Friday, December 2nd, 2022, at 2:00pm

HELENA, MT – The Montana Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the Local Food Purchase Assistance Program (LFPA). Funds will be sub awarded to organizations statewide to increase the distribution of local food from and to underserved constituencies, and to facilitate the establishment of business relationships between underserved farmers and food purchasers in underserved communities.

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service established the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA) in early 2022. Cooperative agreements will allow for state and tribal...

 

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