Energy, Mines and Resources

Agriculture

Market Development

This program provides resources to investigate and capture new market opportunities and enhance the competitive capability of the industry.

Eligible Activities

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • marketing and agri-food promotional activities and products;
  • market development strategies;
  • participation in marketing events; and
  • supporting marketing organizations including farmers’ markets and agri-tourism ventures.

Eligible costs include consultant fees: development and design of brochures, logos, labels, signage and packaging; cooperative farm market venues, travel costs and participation fees at marketing events; and other costs associated with market development strategies and agriculture awareness activities.

Eligible Applicants

Individuals, farm groups, cooperatives, non-profit organizations and governments.

Eligible Funding

Assistance may be provided for up to 50% of project costs for individuals if in-kind contributions are included in the application and up to 60% if there are no in-kind contributions, up to 75% of project costs for farm groups or cooperatives, and up to 100% of project costs for government and non-profit organizations.

Contact Us:

Energy, Mines and Resources
Agriculture Branch
Phone: 867.667.5838
Fax: 867.393.6222
Email: agriculture@gov.yk.ca

Visit us on the 3rd floor, Room 320, of the Elijah Smith Building at 300 Main Street in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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