A collection of resources aimed at providing support for businesses and organizations in the food system during COVID-19.
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The Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) continues to assess and respond to the community impacts of COVID-19 on Vermont businesses.
Funding / Insurance
This FEMA fact sheet provides guidance on the types of emergency protective measures that may be eligible under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program in accordance with the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration in order to ensure that resource constraints do not inhibit efforts to respond to this unprecedented disaster.
In collaboration with Alexandra Jakab from the Vermont Specialty Food Association and Brady O'Brien from the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association, the University of Vermont Extension recorded the free webinar What You Need to Know About COVID-19.
VHCB Viability Program staff is operating remotely and is carrying out normal programming, including business advising services and grant programs.
With distribution channels impacted, consider donating to the VT Food Bank’s Vermonters Feeding Vermonters program. Every Vermonter deserves access to the fresh, local food that our state has in such abundance. This innovative program provides Vermonters facing hunger with healthy, local food while supporting the state’s agricultural economy, an integral component of the Vermont way of life.