Resilient Food Infrastructure Program

Resilient Food System Infrastructure (RFSI) Program

The Resilient Food System Infrastructure (RFSI) Program is cooperative agreement with United States Department of Agriculture’s – Agricultural Marketing Service. The program was launched in spring 2023 and will run through 2027.

The purpose of the RFSI program is to:​

  • Address middle-of-the-supply-chain needs for locally and regionally produced food products (excluding meat and poultry)
  • “…[B]enefit consumers, producers, and rural communities by providing more options, increasing access, and creating new, more, and better markets for small and mid-size producers…” ​
  • Bridge gaps in existing federal funding programs

Learn More

USDA website

Read about the RFSI Program on the USDA website

RFSI Fact Sheet

See which projects are eligible on USDA’s RFSI Fact Sheet

Watch NMDA discuss New Mexico’s RFSI priorities

Coming Soon!

  • Requests for proposals (Fall 2023)
  • Proposals due (~December 31, 2023)
  • Revisions and technical assistance for phase 2 applicants/proposals (Early 2024)