BRYAN, Texas — Capital Farm Credit is currently accepting applications for its 2020 Farmers Market Grant Program. As a borrower-owned cooperative, Capital Farm Credit proudly supports local farmers and ranchers through farmers markets across Texas.
Eligible Texas markets will be considered with submission of a completed application, proof of 501c3 status or a W-9 form. Visit https://www.capitalfarmcredit.
Each grant recipient will receive a check for $1,000, a banner and 200 reusable shopping bags (an added in-kind value of $350) for use at their respective market.
“Many consumers today have little appreciation for the hard work it takes to put food on our tables,” said Jay Stewart, chief lending officer for Capital Farm Credit. “Local farmers markets provide an opportunity to connect and help tell that story. We established the farmers market grant program to provide local markets with additional resources they need to support local farmers.”
Applications must be received no later than April 3, 2020.
Preference will be given to farmers markets within Capital Farm Credit’s chartered territory.
For more than a century, Capital Farm Credit has supported rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. Capital Farm Credit is a proud member of the Farm Credit system and serves more than 21,500 members, with loans outstanding totaling more than $8 billion. Headquartered in Bryan, Texas, Capital Farm Credit has offices serving 192 of Texas’ 254 counties.
For more information about its financial services, patronage dividend program and office locations, visit https://www.capitalfarmcredit.
–Capital Farm Credit
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