DANE COUNTY FARMS AND NEIGHBORHOODS INITIATIVE AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE GRANT FUND AWARDS

April 17, 2002
Sharyn Wisniewski, (608) 267-8823 Jim Arts, (608) 266-4795
County Executive

Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, joined by the recipients of this year’s Agricultural Enterprise Grant Fund Awards, has scheduled a press conference to announce the awards. WHEN: Thursday, April 25, at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: County Executive’s Conference Room City-County Building, Room 421 210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Madison WI 53709 WHO: County Executive Falk will be joined by the ag grant recipients, who will describe their projects. Making Dane County farms more profitable is the object of the Agricultural Enterprise Grant Program initiated by County Executive Kathleen Falk in her “Farms and Neighborhoods” initiative. The first round of awards was made last year. This year, the recipients who submitted the winning grant proposals will share $90,000 in funding—double the amount from last year, due to the addition of Community Development Block Grant funding. # # #