Verifying your business with the websites listed below is a free and easy way to expand your market’s online presence, and make it easier for customers to find you. If you have not done so already, follow these links to easily register your businesses.
Grants & Funding
- PA Farm Bill – Agriculture and Youth Grant, Commonwealth Specialty Crop Grant, Conservation Excellence Grant, Dairy Investment Grant, Farm to School Grant, Farm Vitality Grant, Resource Enhancement & Protection Grant, Urban Agriculture Grant, Very Small Meat Processor Grant
- Organic Certification Cost Share – “Provides cost-share assistance to producers and handlers of agricultural products for the costs of obtaining or maintaining organic certification under the USDA’s National Organic Program.”
- Good Agricultural Handling & Practices Cost Share – “The GAP/GHP Cost Share Program provides direct financial support through cost sharing of applicable certification fees to producers and processors who successfully complete a USDA GAP or GHP audit “
- Commodity Private & Public Partnerships – Malt and Brewed Beverage , Peach and Nectarine Research , Potato Research , Vegetable Marketing & Research , Wine Marketing & Research
- PA Fair Funding – Agriculture Fair Operational & Premium Reimbursement , Fairs Capital Improvement Grant , Statewide Agricultural Organization Reimbursement , FFA Reimbursement Program , 4H Reimbursement Program
“PA Preferred is the official branding program from Pennsylvania’s local foods and farms. The purpose of this program is to promote Pennsylvania agricultural products…The mission of PA Preferred® is to create opportunities for Pennsylvanians to easily identify and purchase locally grown and processed items, which in turn benefits Pennsylvania’s farmers, agribusinesses, and economy. It is to provide farmers and agribusinesses with a brand identity for the products they grow and produce. It is to assure consumers that when they purchase products with the PA Preferred® logo, they are directly supporting Pennsylvania farmers.”