Agricultural Fairs Application

$500,000 Awarded to Agricultural Fairs

The Vermont State Legislature appropriated Coronavirus Relief Funds in Act 138 for the purpose of awarding grants to Vermont’s agricultural fairs that have suffered lost revenues or expenses caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency.  The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) awarded $500,000 to twelve agricultural fairs that experienced income loss, additional expenses, and event disruption in 2020. The Agricultural Fairs Application closed on August 20, 2020. 

Impact

Learn more about the Vermont COVID-19 Agriculture Assistance Program (VCAAP) in the VCAAP Impact Report.

Eligibility 

Agricultural fair organizations that were registered with VAAFM and operating as of March 1, 2020 were eligible to apply for assistance to cover lost revenues or expenses that occurred or accrued on or after March 1, 2020 and before September 1, 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Contact Us

(802) 828-2430 select #9
AGR.CovidResponse@vermont.gov

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

 

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.5050
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.585.6073
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.522.7811
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Grants                                  802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431