State offers grants for locally grown food efforts


February 21, 2024

The state is offering an additional $2.2 million in small grants this year for individuals and groups around Alaska to increase the quantity and quality of locally grown food.

The grants of up to $5,000 for individuals and $10,000 for organizations can go toward greenhouses and small-scale gardening projects, efforts to promote and provide subsistence foods and even livestock.

The Alaska Division of Agriculture is distributing the federal money through its Micro-Grants for Food Security Program.

Priority for the competitive grants will be given to rural Alaska communities “that have significan...

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