Enterprise Investment Recipients

3 from Addison County:

 

Andrew Bojanowski of Eddy Farm Shiitake
$3,000 for “Infrastructure improvements to the current log laying yard to facilitate increased production and efficiency”
Middlebury

 

Sam Burr, Eugenie Doyle, and Silas Doyle-Burr of The Last Resort Farm
$15,000 to “Install a thermostatically controlled water flow system to optimize trout and strawberry aquaponic production”
Bristol

 

Ross Conrad of Dancing Bee Gardens
$6,000 to “Build an un-insulated barn for honey production, beekeeping courses and small scale mushroom growing”
Middlebury

 

2 from Bennington County:

 

Jay Wilson and Cody Hall of Green Mountain Logging and Landscape Management
$8,000 for “Equipment for logging woodlots”
Rupert

 

Steve Holman of the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers
$10,000 for a “Comprehensive marketing plan to increase sales for member businesses”
Dorset

 

2 from Caledonia County:

 

Joel Currier of Currier Forest Products
$12,000 to “Purchase a small kiln to support NEK wood based businesses”
Danville

 

 • Shirley Richardson of Vermont Chevon, LLC

$10,000 for “Market research and tactical marketing plan development”
Danville

 

4 from Chittenden County:

 

Karen Freudenberger of Vermont Goat Collaborative
$10,868 for a “New American custom exempt goat slaughter facility”
Colchester

 

Adam Hausmann of Adam's Berry Farm
$10,000 for a “Walk-in refrigerator and freezer”
Charlotte

 

Bruce Hennessey of Maple Wind Farm
$15,000 for an “Inspected poultry processing facility”
Richmond

 

Nick Rosato of The Sculpted Tree
$5,629 for “Equipment for wood turning and classes”
Winooski

 

3 from Franklin County:

 

Alexander Hudak of A.S. Hudak Lumber and Logging
$11,406 for a “CSA model where milled wood consumers (woodworkers, carpenters, etc.) could become member investors in the mill”
Swanton

 

Robert and Elizabeth Lesnikoski of Vermont Cranberry Company
$15,000 for “Capital for press building, freezer space and a solar drying facility to increase production of cranberry juice and dried cranberries”
Fletcher

 

George van Vlaanderen of Does' Leap, LLC
$6,103 for “Increased pork production and sausage processing infrastructure to both raise more pigs on pasture and increase sausage production”
Bakersfield

 

1 from Orange County:

 

• Sean Dalton of Timberhomes, LLC 
$12,000 to “Develop natural Structurally Insulated Panels (SIPs) made with Vermont timber & agricultural resources”
Vershire

 

1 from Orleans County:

 

• Paul Lisai of Sweet Rowen Farmstead, LLC
$15,000 for “200 gallon pasteurizer to quadruple production capacity of milk”
West Glover

 

1 from Rutland County:

 

Patricia Norton of Krueger-Norton Sugarhouse (KNSH)
$9,900 to “Convert the sugarbush to use a high vacuum gravity tubing system”
Shrewsbury

 

2 from Washington County:

 

Susan Alexander of The Vermont Switchel Company, LLC
$15,000 for “Bottling and capping equipment”
Cabot

 

Joe Buley of Screamin' Ridge Farm: Joe's Soups and Joe's CSA
$15,000 to “Purchase equipment that will boost production capability and efficiency of Joe’s Soups”
Montpelier

 

1 from Windham County:

 • Kelt and Kristina Naylor of Sidehill Farm 
$15,000 for “New equipment and frozen storage capacity to expand product line and increase cost-competiveness”
Brattleboro