Michigan Value Added & Regional Food Systems Grants

Proposals are due April 4, 2023.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) is offering a grant opportunity to promote the expansion of value-added agriculture production, processing, develop food systems, and healthy food access within the state to enhance Michigan’s food and agriculture industry. MDARD will accept proposals up to $100,000 that are intended to establish, retain, expand, attract and/or develop value-added agricultural processing in Michigan; expand or develop regional food systems; or expand access to healthy food, including farm markets, urban agriculture, and hoop houses. Applicants must provide a minimum 30% cash match.