Minnesota Department of Agriculture: Funding Available to Increase Access to Healthy Foods

EXCERPT: “The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting grant applications for organizations offering technical assistance to improve access to fresh, affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate foods for underserved communities. The funding is available through the Good Food Access Program (GFAP). These grants will help organizations provide needs-based technical assistance to eligible food retailers, such as grocery stores, corner stores, and farmers markets. Nonprofit organizations and public agencies with capabilities to provide technical assistance may apply. Grocers and other retailers receiving technical assistance must serve people in food deserts or primarily underserved communities in low- and moderate-income areas.” FULL STORY: http://bit.ly/2VYdiQg