Farmers Market Funding for Development

Please note: this webpage is being updated. Please be patient while we work to provide you additional information

Over the years, OFMA has received suggestions on how markets can fund start-ups, projects and development of a market as it matures. Below are some consideration. Grants will be listed as such:

Title of Grant
Grant Provider
Types of Grants
Website

Farm Aid
Farm Aid
Grants: Growing the good food movement, Helping farmers thrive, and Taking action to change the system
Farm Aid

Sustainable Research and Education Grants (SARE)
Western Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education (Western SARE)
Grants: Research and Education, Professional Development Program, Producer, Professional + Producer, and Graduate Student.
SARE

USDA Farmers Market Promotion Grant
Agricultural Marketing Service
Grants:
FMPP Grant website

USDA multiple grant opportunities
USDA Rural Development
Grants:Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG Program)
Rural Business Opportunity Grants (RBOG)
Small Socially-Disadvantaged Producer Grant (SSDPG)
Value-Added Producer Grants (VAPG)