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2014 Service Provider Investments

Service Provider Investment Recipients

Service Provider Grantees
(5) Agriculture, (2) Forestry and 1 Agriculture and Forestry Grant Recipient

Statewide Impact

Intervale Center, Northeast Organic Farmers Assocation Vermont (NOFA-VT), University of Vermont Extension, Vital Communities and Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL)
$50,000 for The New Farmer Project: Nurturing the next wave of Vermont agricultural entrepreneurs

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
$20,000 for strengthening producer and processor association capacity

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund for DairyVision Vermont
$50,000 for DairyVision Vermont, a farmer led technical service effort empowering dairy farmers

University of Vermont Center for Sustainable Agriculture
$27,939 for Vermont swine industry development

University of Vermont Department of Plant and Soil Science and Community Development and Applied Economics
$40,000 for apple market optimization and expansion through value-added hard cider production

Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association
$50,000 for innovation assistance to wood manufacturers

Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
$118,337 for business assistance for Vermont's food and forestry enterprises

Essex County Impact

Canaan Community Forest Committee and Town of Canaan and Canaan Schools
$50,000 for continued development of the Canaan Community Forest as a model working forest and educational resource