Institutional Market Study
A market study of locally grown foods with potential institutional buyers in the West Central Minnesota region. A market survey will be created to survey schools, community meal sites, nursing homes, hospitals, and county jails to address opportunities, process needs and barriers in purchasing products from area farmers.
- UM Partners: CURA (Center for Urban Regional Affairs), CAP graduate student
- Community Partners: Garden Goddess, Milan, MN, area farmers and Pride of the Prairie Network
- Board Investment: $5,000
- Matching Funds: $3,500 from CAP (Community Assistance Program)