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Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Information Session

The Vermont Specialty Crop Block Grant Program FY 2016 Request for Proposals (RFP) is now available! Click HERE to view the RFP. 

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets awards SCBGP funds for the purpose of enhancing the competitiveness of Vermont specialty crops, defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture crops (including honey, hops, and maple syrup), and nursery crops (including Christmas trees and floriculture). 

Register for Vermont Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Information Session Webinar on February 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM EST at http://bit.ly/webinar0216.

  • In this webinar, you will gain an introduction to the Vermont Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP), the 2016 application process—including new USDA standards for outcome measures—and our agency's new online grants management system, WebGrants.
  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
  • The webinar will be recorded and made available on the Vermont SCBGP webpage at http://go.usa.gov/3JGBG.
  • To attend in person at the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, RSVP to Kristina Sweet at kristina.sweet@vermont.gov. Due to building restrictions, all visitors to the Agency of Agriculture must register in advance. 

2016 SCBGP Information.pdf