2022 Service Provider Investments
Addison County Relocalization Network, Inc. (ACORN)
$20,000 for Champlain Valley Food Hub business plan and feasibility study.
Center for Women & Enterprise
$20,000 for business planning for women-owned working lands businesses in Vermont.
Vermont Grape and Wine Council
$12,000 to create an American Viticultural Area (AVA) for the Champlain Valley of Vermont.
Northeast Organic Farming Association - Vermont
$82,017 for a continuum of business development services for early stage farmers.
Paul, Frank, and Collins
$100,000 for building executive business skills for working lands businesses.
Vermont Releaf Collective
$20,000 for developing culturally relevant technical assistance for BIPOC-led working lands enterprises.
Vermont Community Loan Fund
$150,000 for SPROUT low-interest loan program for emerging Vermont working lands entrepreneurs.
Vermont Housing and Conservation Board - Forest Economy
$99,965 for expanding access to business assistance services for the forest economy.
Vermont Housing and Conservation Board- Agriculture
$97,722 for building resilience in the agriculture sector through executive business and marketing skills.
$65,000 for Vermont Forest Business School training and business coaching program.
Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
$100,000 for developing a supply chain for beef-on-dairy terminal crossbred animals.