Monday, August 17, 2015

Smart Growth funding deadline approaching

Applications for round two of the Local Foods, Local Places program are due by 11:59 Eastern Time on September 15, 2015Local Foods, Local Places is a federal initiative that provides direct technical support to local communities to help boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses; improve access to healthy local foods; and create walkable, healthy, and economically vibrant neighborhoods. The effort is part of the White House Rural Council's "Rural Impact" effort to improve quality of life and upward mobility for kids and families in rural and tribal communities. Through the program, a team of agricultural, transportation, public health, environmental, and regional economic experts work directly with local communities to spur local economic growth and improve the quality of life for all residents.

Application guidelines and deadlines are available at EPA Smart Growth

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