FARM TRANSFER PLAN ASSISTANCE (“Farm-Pass”)

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (“MDAR” or the “Department”) seeks responses from owners of commercial farms in Massachusetts that have identified a successor(s) to transfer the farm to and […]

Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Program

The Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans (AgVets) Program provides grants to non-profits to increase the number of military veterans gaining knowledge and skills through comprehensive, hands-on and immersive model […]

Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmer and Ranchers (2501 Program)

The overall goal of the 2501 Program is to encourage and assist underserved farmers and ranchers, military veteran farmers and ranchers, and beginning farmers and ranchers with owning and operating […]

Agricultural Composting Improvement Grant

The goal of the Agricultural Composting Improvement Program is to help agricultural composters improve the overall management of their agricultural composting operations, and to facilitate compost use on agricultural units. […]

SNAP Process and Technology Improvement Grant

The Process and Technology Improvement Grant (PTIG) program supports efforts by state agencies and their community-based and faith-based partners to develop and implement projects that use technology to improve the […]

Agricultural Food Safety Improvement Program

The Agricultural Food Safety Improvement Program (AFSIP) is a reimbursement grant program that supports produce and aquaculture operations that are looking to improve their food safety practices that work towards […]

Climate Smart Agriculture Program

The Climate Smart Agriculture Program (“CSAP”) combines MDAR’s water, energy, and climate grants into one application. The three grant programs combined in this application are the Agricultural Climate Resiliency & […]

Farmers Market Promotion Program

The Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) funds projects that develop, coordinate, and expand direct producer-to-consumer markets to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. […]