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Iowa Equipment Grant for Producers and Food Hubs

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

Closed September 7, 2020

About

Iowa’s specialty crop producers and food hubs were also eligible for a portion of the Local Produce and Protein Program funding. 54 producers and distributors were awarded grants to purchase supplies and equipment needed to serve their protein and produce in schools, colleges and universities, and early care centers. Eligible purchases included refrigerated trucks, cold storage units, and boxes and packaging equipment.

Eligibility

Fruit and vegetable growers or food hubs willing to sell produce to schools and enrolled in the Iowa Department of Agriculture’s Farm to School Directory.

Resources

Download the list of recipients of the Local Produce and Protein Program - Equipment Grant for Producers and Food Hubs

Local Produce and Protein Program – Equipment Grant for Producers and Food Hubs, Information

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Details

Deadline

September 7, 2020

Organization

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IA DALS)

Financial Instrument

Grant

Minimum Award Amount

$5,000

Maximum Award Amount

$10,000

Total Program Funding

$110,000

Image Credit

Carl Wycoff

Updated January 28, 2021

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