“We see positive impacts when we work with our conservation partners to deliver conservation education and assistance to our clients,” said Luis Cruz-Arroyo, NRCS Caribbean Area director.
World Central Kitchen provides financial support through grants to small- and medium-sized food producers such as farmers, fishers, processors and distributors of local food products.
(NRCS) has extended the application deadlines for conservation and easement programs in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands until April 30.
Applicants have the opportunity to qualify for a grant of up to $20,000 to grow their businesses as well as their roles as sustainable contributors to their community’s food resilience.
The bill expands participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm to School Grant Program to preschools, after-school programs and summer food service sites, and increases annual mandatory funding.
Students in grades 7 – 12 are eligible to apply by visiting the University of the Virgin Islands website. There are no registration fees.
Natural Resources Conservation Service anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2021 will be up to $450,000.
Commissioner Positive T. A. Nelson is encouraging livestock farmers to take swift action to ensure that food and water are available for their animals during dry weather.
The survey is a periodic survey conducted throughout the U.S. that aims to understand how many private forest landowners there are and why they own forested or wooded land.
Food Producer Network grants are used to fund extraordinary capital investments, such as in tractors, ice machines, walk-in freezers, irrigation systems, engines and other similar equipment or infrastructure.