Agri-Food Growth Program

The Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Land has established the Agri-Food Growth Program to build and enhance local markets to increase the awareness, sale and consumption of Prince Edward Island produced agri-food products.  

There are five components to the program: 

  1. Signage & Promotion
  2. Farm Market and Farmers’ Market Compliance Stream
  3. New product market readiness
  4. Season extension technologies
  5. Sector Growth Initiatives

Who is eligible?

  • Mi’kmaq First Nations, Indigenous Organizations
  • Farmers
  • Farmers’ markets
  • Farm markets
  • Agricultural commodity/marketing boards
  • Others may be considered upon special request

What activities are funded?

Projects that:

  • improve the promotion of locally produced agri-food products and the individuals that produce them
  • attract a wider range of clientele to local products
  • increase the availability, quality and variety of Prince Edward Island produced agri-food products
  • promote the sale and consumption of Prince Edward Island agri-food products
  • support the development of food focused events

Where can I find more information?

How do I apply to the program?

Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria and submit a completed application form to the Department of Agriculture and Land.  The completed application is then submitted to a committee for approval.

For more information contact:

Agri-Food Growth Program
PEI Department of Agriculture and Land
PO Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8
Phone: 902-368-4145
Fax: 902-368-4857

Published date: 
May 9, 2022
Agriculture and Land

General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Land
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-4880
Fax: 902-368-4857

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