NCDA&CS Healthy Food Small Retailer Funding

— Written By Joanna Lelekacs

NCDA&CS Healthy Food Small Retailer Funding

The N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services is offering  grant assistance to convenience stores interested in offering healthier food options to those living in food deserts in North Carolina. The funding is a part of the Healthy Food Small Retailer Program, which is administered by the department.

Priority application deadline is Jan. 31. Applications will continue to be accepted through March 30, subject to availability of funds.

Interested store owners can find more information about the program and download an application at www.ncagr.gov/HealthyRetailer. In addition, store owners may call 919-707-3173 or email HealthyRetailer@ncagr.gov.

CONTACT:
NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Angela Johnston, Program Coordinator
or Ron Fish, Assistant Director, Div. of Marketing
Healthy Food Small Retailer Program
919-707-3173; HealthyRetailer@ncagr.gov