The Montana Food and Agricultural Development Network helps Montanans innovate and grow businesses that produce and commercialize food, agricultural and renewable energy products and processes- creating wealth and jobs in our communities and on our farms and ranches. The centers- located in Joliet, Havre, Butte, and Ronan- operate as a statewide network serving community-based businesses throughout Montana.
The centers support economic development by ensuring that more of the state's food, agricultural and energy dollars circulate in Montana. The network provides training, coaching and technical assistance, including:
Click on the Business Spotlights link on the left for stories of businesses that use Montana agricultural products.
|Center Specialties||Bear Paw||Mission Mountain||Beartooth||Headwaters|
|Renewable energy, biomass||√||√||√|
|In-house food processing||√|
|Food product development, access
to commercial kitchen
|Educational, training workshops||√||√||√||√|
|Revolving/micro loan funds||√||√||√||√|
|Access to federal contracts||√||√|
|Cooperative business development||√||√||√|
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2402
Fax: (406) 444-9442
Published: Wed Jun 22 16:27:00 MDT 2011.
Last Modified: Fri Oct 11 12:01:54 MDT 2013