Two Area Businesses Get “Buy Missouri” Grants


Two listening area businesses have been announced as recipients of $1,000 grants from the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Grown program.

The Missouri Grown Retail Promotion Matching Grant awards up to $1,000 per retail store for reimbursement of expenses associated with promoting Missouri Grown member products. The competitive grant program provides advertising funds to Missouri retail stores that sell products from a minimum of five Missouri Grown member companies.

The grant also raises awareness to communities about the products grown, raised and produced by members of the Missouri Grown program, as well as improving the understanding of raising food and promoting agriculture in those communities.

The 2021 grant recipients are:

St. James Winery, St. James
Missouri’s Trading Post, Hermann
Green Dirt Farm Creamery, Weston
Midwest Specialty Foods, Lee’s Summit
Patterson Family General Store and Boutique, Wildwood
Pyramid Foods, Rogersville
James Winery, St. James
Botanical Tea Room, Augusta
Mississippi Marketplace, Hannibal
Lucky Snipe Trading Post, Tipton
Hen House Cannery and Goods, Bonne Terre
Green Hills Fresh Meats, Brookfield
Country Living General Store, Washington
Maw Maw’s Cupboard, Warrenton

For more information on the Department and its programs, visit Agriculture.Mo.Gov.