Cover photo for North Carolina Health and Safety for Specialty Crops Mini Grant

North Carolina Health and Safety for Specialty Crops Mini Grant (NC HASSC)

North Carolina Agromedicine Institute


About

North Carolina specialty crop growers can receive up to $2,450 to make health and safety improvements. Improvements may include:

  • Installation of plexiglass or other temporary barriers

  • Portable hand washing or field sanitation stations

  • Ventilation/air filtration upgrades or similar portable type systems

  • Smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, first aid kits

  • Replacement of mattresses/mattress covers for migrant housing

  • Fee-for-service to clean/sanitize congregate housing, work sites and/or transportation


Eligibility

Specialty crop producers in North Carolina as defined by the USDA are eligible.

Priority will be given to producers who:

  • Are veterans, women, and/or individuals farming with a disability

  • Have operated a farm for less than 10 years.

  • Are defined by the USDA as "Socially Disadvantaged".

  • Have low gross farm sales (<$180,300) and low household income for 2 years in a row.


Terms

This grant is reimbursement based, with a 30% cost-share required. Original receipts are required. Maximum project expenditure of $3,500 would generate a maximum reimbursement of $2,450.


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Details

Organization

North Carolina Agromedicine Institute

Financial Instrument

Grant

Maximum Award Amount

$2,450

Image Credit

Gilberto Olimpio


Updated November 5, 2022

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