September 26, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Agriculture (Department) is pleased to announce the grant recipients of the eighth annual Arkansas Farmers Market Promotion Program. This program, which is administered by the Department and funded by the Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas, provides funding assistance to build awareness for farmers markets and their vendors.

In 2023, over $9,000 in grants will be provided through the Arkansas Farmers Market Promotion Program to the following 25 Arkansas farmers markets: Central Ozarks Farmers Market, Harrison Jasper Farmers Market Association, Jasper Melbourne Farm to Table Market, Melbourne Stone County Farmers Market, Mountain View Yellville Farmers Market, Yellville Funding through the Arkansas Farmers Market Promotion Program may be used for signage, local advertising, and social media campaigns to build community and regional awareness for a specific farmers market. Additional information about the program can be found at agriculture. arkansas-department-of agricultureprograms/ farmers-marketprograms/ The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the development and implementation of policies and programs for Arkansas agriculture, forestry, and natural resources conservation to keep its farmers and ranchers competitive in national and international markets while sustaining natural resources and ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of the state and nation. Visit The Arkansas Department of Agriculture offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Farm Credit supports rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services, today and tomorrow. It has been fulfilling its mission of helping rural America grow and thrive for more than a century with the capital necessary to make businesses successful and by financing vital infrastructure and communication services.

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