Agency of Agriculture Announces 2013 Farm to School Grants $75,000 Available for Vermont Schools

Contact:

Johanna Herron
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets
(802) 505-0590 or johanna.herron@state.vt.us.

Application Deadline is October 25, 2013

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture has announced $75,000 of available funding for Vermont schools interested in Farm to School programing. Any school, consortium of schools, or school district interested in Farm to School programing is encouraged to apply for this for this funding.

Vermont Agriculture Groups Receive Nearly $190,000 to Benefit Specialty Crop Farmers

Contact:

Chelsea Bardot Lewis 802-522-5573

Montpelier - The Vermont Agency of Agriculture (VAAFM) today announced grants from the federal Department of Agriculture totaling $188,000 to nine projects that will benefit Vermont fruit, vegetable, and maple producers, and increase consumer access to locally produced food.

Vermont’s Secretary of Agriculture, Chuck Ross, will Lead National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA)

Contact:
Alison Kosakowski - Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets 802-272-4537

Montpelier, VT – Vermont’s Secretary of Agriculture, Food, and Markets, Chuck Ross, has been named President of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA). NASDA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association which represents the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries, and directors of the departments of agriculture in all 50 states and four U.S. territories.

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