The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces grants totaling $255,475 for eight projects to benefit Vermont fruit, vegetable, hops, maple, and added-value producers and increase consumer access to locally produced food.
Vermont dairy farmers could see much needed relief in the 2018 Farm Bill which was signed into law this week in Washington. The 2018 Margin Protection Program provided valuable dollars to our state’s dairy farmers and began to increase the confidence of our farmers in this type of insurance program. With the signing of the Agriculture Improvement
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets released two Request for Proposals (RFPs) today. VAAFM is pleased to announce the availability of up to $90,000 of funding from these two programs to assist eligible Vermont farmers and food businesses to make upgrades to their operations and improve the sustainability of their businesses.
The Vermont Dairy Industry Association has begun its search for the 2018 recipient of the John C. Finley Award. This honor will be bestowed at the Dairy Farmers’ Banquet at the Vermont Farm Show on Thursday, January 31, 2019.