Historic Lewes Farmers Market Awarded USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program Grant

On October 2, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack helped to kick off the Nation’s harvest season by announcing nearly $35 million in new funding through four grant programs to support local and regional food systems, including farmers markets. The Historic Lewes Farmers Market received one of two Farmers Market Promotion Program grants awarded to Delaware entities.

The award amount of $99,229.99 was given to the HLFM to create a farmers market “Living Lab” for growth. The grant will be used … Continue Reading ...