U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Agriculture invite communities to apply for technical assistance to help revitalize their economy, promote local foods, improve health, and protect the environment. Local Foods, Local Places helps communities revitalize neighborhoods through development of local food systems. To date, 108 communities have benefitted from assistance with support from EPA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, along with participation from several federal and state partners.
Eligibility: Eligible applicants include local governments, Indian tribes, and nonprofit institutions and organizations proposing to work in a neighborhood, town, or city of any size anywhere in the United States. Special consideration will be given to communities with Opportunity Zone designations.
Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on October 30, 2020.
How to apply to LFLP 2021: See complete application instructions at:
Application “How-to” Webinar: EPA will host a webinar to explain more about the program and selection process on October 9, 2020, 3:00-4:00 EDT. To register for the webinar, visit: