The Energy Crosscutting Team explores and promotes strategies related to the expansion of on-farm energy production (e.g., bioenergy, solar, wind) as well as the deployment of energy efficiency improvements for farms and food system businesses.


REAP Grants Application Deadline: March 31 Add to Collection

Businesses interested in increasing their bottom line through investing in energy efficiency and renewable energy can apply to USDA Rural Development for grants through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) this spring. The REAP provides grants that can cover up to 25% of the total project cost of energy improvements. The grant application deadline is March 31st.

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Farm to Plate Energy Section Now Available! Add to Collection

The intersection of renewable energy systems and local food systems is fertile ground for developing sustainable solutions to pressing problems.

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