Utah Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Stimulus Funding

Proposals are due by February 11, 2022.
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is accepting applications for Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Stimulus Funding. This funding, made possible by H.R. 133: Consolidated Appropriations act of 2020, is available for projects designed to enhance the competitiveness of Utah-grown specialty crops. This grant is open to producers, private businesses, schools, trade associations, non-profits, farmers markets, farming and ranching co-ops, etc. headquartered in Utah.
Up to four projects will be awarded within one or more of the following categories:
• Innovative Distribution of Specialty Crops
• Training the New Generation of Specialty Crop Farmers
• Improving Consumer Recognition of Specialty Crops in the Marketplace
• and/or Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certification Vouchers