Farmers Fresh Market Program Expansion to Additional e-NC Established Business and Technology Centers

Organization:
Foothills Connect Business and Technology Center, Inc.
Amount:
$203,652.27
Program Area:
Local Foods Initiative
County of Applicant:
Rutherford
Description:

The Farmers Fresh Market Initiative is a project of the Rutherford County Foothills Connect Business and Technology Center that links local farmers to urban markets through a web-based ordering and delivery system (www.farmersfreshmarket.org). This Golden LEAF grant will provide funds to expand the program to two other sites by offering consulting services from Foothills Connect and others, community assessments, access to the Farmers Fresh Market software, and funding for regional staff positions to implement the program.

Contact:
Mr. Dana Whitehair 146 N. Main Street Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139 828-288-1650
Areas Served:
Rutherford, Polk, Burke, Cleveland, McDowell, Alleghany, Anson, Bertie, Hertford, Gates, Halifax, Martin, Northampton

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