The services that our team offers include, but is not limited to:
- Program Design and Implementation
- Strategic Planning
- Quantitative and Qualitative Research
- Program Evaluation
We bring expertise in the following areas:
Local food and farm assessments: Deepen a community’s understanding of its food system and provide recommendations for strengthening local food production, processing, distribution, access, and consumption.
Local food promotion programs: Build awareness of and increase support for local food and farm activities in a region through effective promotions and local food identification.
Implementation plans for regional farm tours: Create opportunities for communities to showcase their farms and connect individuals with local food producers through tours and other forms of agritourism.
Farm to school programming: Establish and/or enhance programs that provide children with opportunities to learn about local food and farms in the classroom, cafeteria, and community and offer training to teachers, school nutrition staff, parents, community members, and farmers.
Additionally, ASAP has an extensive background in designing and implementing grant programs from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), including the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP). ASAP is available for training and consulting with both of these grant programs, and many other USDA grant opportunities as well.