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The Grown in Montana program supports local Montana ag products and businesses.

Montana is legendary for its natural beauty, spectacular landscapes, and expansive skies. The splendor of the state is reflected in the products made and grown here, from fine arts, crafts, foods, agricultural and wood products to tools, machinery, software, and high-tech materials.

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Abundant Montana is a connection to the land, to our neighbors, and to those committed to using locally-grown food in their businesses. How our food is produced and the distance it travels determines the prosperity of our communities and the health of our landscapes.

Grown in Montana News

Gov. Bullock Signs Bills Advancing Montana’s Pulse Industry

Montana Leads Nation in Pulse Production

Gov. Bullock Signs Bills Advancing Montana’s Pulse Industry
Helena, Mont. – As Montana cements its status as the nation’s leader in pulse production, a duo of bills signed recently by Governor Bullock aim to advance the burgeoning sector of Montana’s ag economy. HB 614 and SB 285 will incentivize growth in pulse-processing infrastructure throughout the state and give more structure to the state’s pulse checkoff program. Montana leads the nation in pulse production, with over 1 million acres planted in 2016. Pulses (peas, chickpeas, beans and lentils) are a versatile crop that promote biodiversity, improve soil health and generate income from local and global markets.

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week May 15-21

2017 Montana Farmers Market Guide Available Online

Over 70 markets listed statewide

2017 Montana Farmers Market Guide Available Online

Helena, Mont. – As Montana thaws out and Spring comes into full swing, farmers and ranchers are offering fresh, local produce, meats, and value-added foods at Farmers Markets throughout the state. Over 70 Farmers Markets are registered with the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) for the 2017 season and a directory is available online at farmersmarkets.mt.gov. Montana Farmers Markets are community events that are well attended by locals and tourists alike, as many markets host food trucks, activities for kids and families, and craft vendors in addition to local agriculture stands.

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Steph Hystad
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Phone : (406) 444-5425
E-mail : SHystad@mt.gov
Fax : (406) 444-9442