Tag Archives: Food & Markets

U.S. Specialty Crop Grant program to boost market competitiveness
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January 24, 2018

U.S. Specialty Crop Grant program to boost market competitiveness

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) has received $200,000 in Specialty Crop Block Grants from the federal USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to enhance the competitiveness of Vermont specialty food crops, including honey, hops, and maple syrup, and nursery crops, including Christmas trees…

Op - Ed
September 18, 2015

Agriculture takes the RAP for Lake Champlain cleanup

By Julia Purdy

On Thursday, Aug. 27, a public information meeting was held at the Fox Room in the Rutland Free Library, for the purpose of bringing to Vermonters the message of Vermont’s new Clean Water Act, Act 64, also known as H. 35.

The…