Communities are invited to apply for technical assistance through a new round of Local Foods, Local Places.

Local Foods, Local Places will provide direct technical support to selected communities. A team of experts will help community members develop action plans that use local foods to support healthy families and communities and to drive downtown and neighborhood revitalization. The assistance process features a community workshop that brings people together to develop shared goals and steps to achieve them.

Together, EPA, USDA, CDC, DOT, ARC, and DRA are investing $800,000 in this round of Local Foods, Local Places. For more information and to apply, please read this announcement first, then click here for the online application form. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, September 15, 2015.