University of Maryland Extension

Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program Grant Writing Workshop

Farmers Market and Local Food  Promotion Program Grant Writing Workshop
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Maryland Agriculture Resource Center
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
United States
Ginger S. Myers

The Regional Rural Development Centers in cooperation with the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) have developed workshop materials and resources focused on improving the funding success rate of applicants to USDA AMS grant programs, specifically the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP). The training will be conducted in Maryland by Ginger Myers, University of Maryland Extension Marketing Specialist.

University of Maryland Extension is participating in this project, through the Ag Marketing program by offering this training program to assist individuals and organizations in their efforts to secure AMS resources to further the provision of local foods.


$20.00 (per person to cover refreshments)


 ONLINE REGISTRATION (deadline 3/19/2015)

Contact: Ginger Myers, Western Maryland Research and Education Center, 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville, MD 21756,, 301-432-2767 ext. 328


The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression.


These workshops are funded by the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service and facilitated by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The project is coordinated by the USDA-NIFA Regional Rural Development Centers.


$20.00 (per person to cover continental breakfast and lunch)
Ginger S. Myers
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