Recognizing ingenuity and the spirit of collaboration that has helped build the Food MarketMaker program

Sponsored by Farm Credit, the Innovation Award recognizes innovative applications of the MarketMaker program that have demonstrated the support of MarketMaker’s overarching goals to connect producers to markets and to improve consumer access to fresh, healthy, local foods.

Past Award Winners

Past Runners Up

2019 Applications are Open

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Friday, September 6, 2019

SHOW YOUR STUFF! The National MarketMaker Network is seeking best-practices proposals in four areas: • Marketing • Strategic Partnerships • Outreach • Education

MONETARY AWARDS: Up to three Innovation Awards will be made, dependent on the quality of applications: $6,000 for 1st place, $4,000 for 2nd place, $3,000 for 3rd place. Award winners will also receive up to $750 in travel scholarship to attend the award ceremony at the National Value-Added Agriculture Conference in Chicago, Illinois, on October 7–9, 2019. DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM WITH COMPLETE DETAILS (PDF)