Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs Grant Workshops- Oct 5, 6, 11

Workshops: Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs

October 5, 6, and 11 | Various locations throughout Wisconsin

Farmers and other business owners who are looking for ways to develop their innovative agricultural enterprises are invited to sign-up for a workshop designed to help determine if grants or other financial options might be right for them.

Specific grant programs to be covered include:

  • USDA’s Value Added Producer Grant program
  • Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant program
  • Specialty Crop Block Grant program

In addition, the sessions will briefly cover USDA cost-share and loan programs for farmers.


The workshops will be held at the following locations:

Wednesday, October 5 — Western WI — Richland Center 

UW-Richland Center, 1200 US-14, Richland Center

Contact Adam Hady or call 608.647.6148 to register.

Thursday, October 6 — Southeastern WI — East Troy

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2493 County Road ES, East Troy

Contact Leigh Presley or call 262.857.1948 to register.

Tuesday, October 11 — Eastern WI — New London  

Crystal Falls Banquet Hall, 1500 Handschke Drive, New London

Contact Greg Blonde or call 715.258.6231 to register.


View the event flyer for more information. The workshops are sponsored by UW-Extension, USDA, DATCP, and Michael Fields Agricultural Institute.