Two workshops will be offered this fall to help farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs develop strategies to access state and federal grants. Attendees will learn how to successfully submit a Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG), an Agricultural Development and Diversification Grant (ADD), and The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program application. These programs provide research and development, planning, and working capital funds to farmers and farmer-based enterprises to develop and implement ventures.
The training workshops will take place on:
• Tuesday, October 21, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, at the Heckrodt Wetland Reserve Nature Center in Menasha, WI. To register contact: Fred Depies at [email protected]; 920.418.2718 or Glacierland RC&D at 920.465.3006.
• Friday, November 7, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, at the Washington Town Hall in Eau Claire, WI. To register, contact: Pam Herdrich at [email protected] or 715.834.9672 or River Country RC&D at 715.834.9672 or 800.226.9672.
A registration fee of $10 will cover the cost of lunch and materials.