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Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources MDAR has launched the Natural Disaster Recovery Program for Agriculture, a financial assistance program for farmers who have suffered crop losses from certain natural disasters that have occurred in 2023. The program is funded through a […]view all Grants & Loans // News
USDA Designates 10 Massachusetts Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas from May Freeze, 7 Massachusetts Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas from July Rain and Flooding This natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service […]view all Grants & Loans // News
MDAR is seeking reports from impacted farms to evaluate the extent of damage from recent flooding. Please contact MDAR Deputy Commissioner and Chief of Staff Alisha Bouchard and Director of Produce Safety Michael Botelho with your report. We also encourage you to reach […]view all Grants & Loans // News
Complete list of MDAR Grants here. Need assistance grant writing? Feel free to reach out to Ian Brunell, Berkshire Grown Program Manager, Business Members, at email@example.com about possible grant writing assistance in our network, and possibly some funding to help pay for […]view all Grants & Loans // News