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Vilsack, Stabenow tour in eastern Michigan


The Detroit Eastern Market received a visit this week from U.S. Ag Secretary Vilsack and Senator Debbie Stabenow to highlight efforts to expand market access for producers.

The Eastern Market is one of eight award winners in Michigan to partner in USDA’s Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program

Michigan Department of Education received more than $10 million through the program which is meant to increase sales and support for local and socially disadvantaged farmers while expanding local fresh produce to underserved communities.

Vilsack, Stabenow tour in eastern Michigan