State accepting grant applications for Food Hub pilot

Published: Mar. 31, 2023 at 5:36 PM HST

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The state needs help growing and distributing locally-made food.

The Department of Agriculture is now accepting grant applications to expand their Food Hub pilot program.

Applicants can receive up to $250,000 for plans to create and support facilities where products are aggregated, stored, processed, and marketed.

Food from these hubs is typically given to schools, hospitals, and other businesses.

The application deadline is noon on May 3.

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