The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources works with the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to reimburse certified organic farmers and food processors up to 75% ($750 dollars maximum) of the total certification cost.
Funds are available to farms and food companies that are inspected and certified and/or inspected and receiving renewal of certification.
How to Get Reimbursed: Contact your State’s department of agriculture for an application.
Assemble the following supporting documentation: proof of USDA organic certification, itemized invoice showing expenses paid for certification, W-9 tax form, and anything else required by your State.
Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA) and Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)
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