Southern Oregon will play host to two workshops intended to connect small rural businesses with solar grants.
Ashland-based solar energy company True South Solar will host the two free workshops on how to tap into millions of dollars in federal grants through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Energy for America Program.
The first workshop will be held 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the Ashland Springs Hotel, 212 E. Main St., Ashland. The second will be held 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at The Lodge at Riverside, 955 SE Seventh St., Grants Pass.
The workshops will be led by USDA officials, True South Solar and grant writing organization Resource Consultants. For more information, visit www.truesouthsolar.net/USDA.