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RSDP seeks proposals for local foods projects

MORRIS -- The University of Minnesota's Southwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (SW RSDP) seeks ideas to improve food access or strengthen community food systems in southwest Minnesota.The SW RSDP is interested in ideas to address ...

MORRIS - The University of Minnesota’s Southwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (SW RSDP) seeks ideas to improve food access or strengthen community food systems in southwest Minnesota.
The SW RSDP is interested in ideas to address food system priorities including: supporting farmers’ markets, supporting consumer education, strengthening food system leaders, supporting local farmers and food entrepreneurs, and building networks and connections in the region. The SW RSDP will support approved projects in the $2,000 to $20,000 range. Project timelines can be from a few months to multiple years.
To apply, download and complete a copy of the RSDP Idea Brief by clicking on the light bulb on the front page of the RSDP website at extension.umn.edu/rsdp.
Applications are due June 17. Applicants are encouraged to contact David Fluegel at fluegel@umn.edu or (320) 349-0498 to discuss project ideas.

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