USDA seeking input from urban producers

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USDA is seeking input from urban producers ahead of their federal advisory committee meeting next month.

“The Federal Advisory Committee is a valuable source of on the ground information and recommendations for USDA,” Terry Cosby, Chief of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service said. “I encourage members of the public to attend and submit comments for the Committee to help us better serve urban and innovative producers and their communities.”

The meeting, which will be virtual, will focus on several topics:

  • A new public/online database for grant and funding programs
  • Farm Service Agency loan programs
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • Food loss, waste, labeling

The meeting takes place April 18th from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM and will be held online.

To register, click here.

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