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The AMSTA initiative shares knowledge through an in-person grant writing workshop, as well as additional tools and materials provided through the AMSTA website. Workshops will focus on effective grant-writing practices, with an emphasis on USDA’s Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Programs. Participation in an AMSTA workshop does not guarantee that an application submitted to USDA will be funded.
“It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility. ” ― Rachel Carson, The Sense of Wonder
Sponsored by USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service, grant number: 2014-48775-22628
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