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USDA Makes Available Additional $80 Million in Funding to Support Long-Term Resilience in the Dairy Industry

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced an additional investment of $80 million in the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives.

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Vermont Farmer Conservation and Ecosystem Services Survey

New payment for ecosystem services programs are currently being considered by the state of Vermont, and your input will help inform the design of new programs.

You are invited to participate in a research study conducted by the University of Vermont.

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New State Conservationist Joins USDA in Vermont

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently selected an experienced soil conservationist and agronomist for its top position in Vermont.

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Morrison’s Custom Feed and Feed Bag Store go local with solar

Morrison’s Custom Feeds is a major player in the local organic feed industry, they were looking for ways to bring more local, clean electricity onto the grid and reduce their operating costs to keep their products affordable for years to come.

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Governor Scott Recognizes Salvation Farms

Vermont’s Executive Department Recognizes Salvation Farms for lighting the way and being a ray of kindness and goodwill.

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Opportunity for Vermont Businesses to Vend at The Big E

Vermont businesses can now apply to vend in the Vermont Building at the Eastern States Exposition.

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Registration Open for Sellers & Buyers - SBN's 11th Local Trade Show of New England - Virtual

Market. Connect. Grow.
Join us for the 11th Annual Local Food Trade Show of New England to be held virtually this year with @sbnmass and @bostonlocalfood on March 29th! It’s important now more than ever for local food system actors to support one another and make new connections. #lfts #tradelocal

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Trade Show Assistance Grants Now Available

Vermont agriculture and forestry business can apply for financial support to exhibit at trade shows

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Agency of Agriculture Announces Funding Opportunities for Vermont Specialty Crops

January 18, 2022 | Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces $500,000 in grant funds to strengthen Vermont’s specialty crop industries and producer associations. Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, horticulture crops (including honey, hops, maple syrup and mushrooms), and nursery crops (including Christmas trees and floriculture).

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Central Elementary Embraces Farm to School

Central Elementary School in Bellows Falls is excited to be able to expand their Farm to School (FTS) programming by joining the Northeast Farm to School Institute this year!

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