Daily Archives: January 18, 2013

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A Victory for Small Farmers: New USDA Loans for Local Food Producers

On Tuesday, January 15th, the USDA announced a new small loan program that will benefit farmers who supply local markets. The new low-interest microloans of up to $35,000 will provide funding for startup enterprises, support for existing farms, and aid to minority and veteran farmers. This victory for local food producers also marks the achievement […]