Spencer Business Receives DATCP's Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant
Thursday, May 25th, 2023 -- 11:01 AM
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced 10 Wisconsin companies will receive a DATCP Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin (BLBW) grant in 2023.
BLBW is a competitive grant program designed to strengthen Wisconsin's agriculture and food industries by helping farms and businesses more efficiently process, market, and distribute locally grown food products.
BLBW grants provide consumers with access to more Wisconsin-grown food products, including organic fruits and vegetables, hazelnut products, locally grown grain, and other value-added products.
DATCP received 24 funding requests totaling more than $784,000. One local recipient is BFF Kombucha of Spencer. They will use the grant to produce, promote, and distribute kombucha mocktails and mixers.
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