Cold Storage Food Grant Available

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The U.P. Food Exchange, in partnership with Upper Peninsula Food as Medicine Team, is excited to announce the opening of the second Cold Storage Grant Program for area farms. Under this program, one farm from each of the regional planning districts of the Upper Peninsula will be awarded funds to build new or additional cold storage facilities for storing fresh produce.

The grant includes up to $14,000 for the materials and labor to build the facility as well as access to technical assistance for the construction and HVAC.

  • Applications open January 31, 2023  
  • Application Deadline is March 1, 2023 at 5pm
  • Awards Announced March 15, 2023
  • Project Completion Deadline is September 30, 2023

Please see the U.P. Food Exchange website for more details including the application.

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Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Regional Commission