PACA and local food co-ops receive $25,000 USDA grant

PACA and local food co-ops have been awarded a $25,000 grant from the USDA to study the feasibility of forming a Purchasing Co-op to serve local food co-ops and local producers!

Members of the Purchasing Co-op will be food co-ops in the Philadelphia area. The Purchasing Co-op would facilitate buying, warehousing, and distribution of local food, and would make it easier for our region’s food co-ops to buy more local food.

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