Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants

About the Wisconsin Foods Program

​​​​​​​The Wisconsin Foods Program is an economic development program designed to promote local and regional sales of Wisconsin products, keeping food dollars in the state. Program components range from providing resources and technical assistance for producers to providing grant funds for industry innovation.

The program provides an array of marketing and business development services that strengthen Wisconsin's agricultural economy through the growth of local and regional markets for the state's agricultural products.

For questions about the Wisconsin Foods program, contact:

Kietra Olson
Program Manager
(608) 224-5112

Programs and activities

New: Applications for Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grants are being accepted through March 9, 2018. Click on the links for more information and for application materials.

BLBW Grant Manual

BLBW Cover Sheet

Detailed Budget and Budget Summary

Press Release

Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin (BLBW) Grants Competitive grant program to strengthen Wisconsin's agricultural and food industries. 

Edible Startup Summit  Intensive two day-long workshop designed to reduce barriers for local food producers.

Buy Local Buy Wisconsin map

BLBW map –  Map includes descriptions of past BLBW grant recipients.


Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Program Manager
Phone: (608) 224-5112