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Local Foods, Local Places

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Sep 30, 2019

Local Foods, Local Places provides direct technical assistance to communities to boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to healthy local food, and promote wellness.

Selected communities will receive planning assistance that centers around a 2-day community workshop. At the workshop, a team of experts will help community members develop an action plan that promotes local food and neighborhood revitalization.

Local Foods, Local Places communities will:

  • Create livable, walkable, economically vibrant main streets and mixed-use neighborhoods
  • Boost economic opportunities for local farmers and main street businesses
  • Improve access to healthy, local food, especially among disadvantaged populations

Eligible applicants include local governments, tribes, and nonprofit institutions and organizations proposing to work in a neighborhood, town, or city of any size anywhere in the United States.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This program will provide technical assistance in the form of a 2-day community workshop.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application form are available on the program website.

Email the completed application and optional letters of support to

Tagged as
Community and economic development · Food security and nutrition · Networking and collaboration · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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