Farmers Market Support
Grants of up to $30,000 are available to establish new farmers’ markets or to expand existing market activities. The grants are available through the Farmers’ Markets Support Program. Set-up and expansion grants of up to $30,000 are available as well as funds of up to $10,000 to develop business plans and feasibility studies. Farmers’ markets are an important source of income for small agricultural businesses which also have the benefit of providing a regular meeting opportunity for local producers and community members. More information is available on www.rdv.vic.gov.au. You need to apply before 30 June 2016.