Any remaining energy requirements are typically satisfied through capacity purchases from the FMPP
. As one of 20 municipalities participating in and contributing power-generating resources to FMPP
, Lakeland is able to purchase power at a price that represents the direct fuel and variable operating and maintenance cost of the next most efficient unit that is available for dispatch.
The goal of FMPP is to "increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products" through grants to CSA networks and associations, local governments, non-profits, and regional farmers market authorities.
(203.) Farmers Markets and Local Food Marketing: Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP), USDA AGRIC.
The goals of FMPP
grants are to increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products.
is one of 20 grant, loan and support programs across seven USDA agencies identified on the KYF web site, http://www.usda.gov/knowyourfarmer.