State Agencies Release Dairy Marketing Assessment Report to Legislature Report Evaluates Viability of Increasing Vermont Dairy Consumption in New England and Beyond

February 26, 2020 I Montpelier, VTThe Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) and the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (VACCD) outlined to legislators today a report looking at the future of dairy in Vermont and the economic viability of expanding dairy markets in the northeast, major metropolitan areas and beyond.  The report comes as a result of Act 83 requiring both Agencies to research these concerns and report back.  (To read the report, analyze its findings and recommendations, please see below.)

Agency Presents Dairy Market Assessment to Vermont Legislature
Report Provides Recommendations to Help Reinvigorate State’s Dairy Sector

February 25, 2020 | Montpelier, VT - The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM), in a joint effort with the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (VACCD), is presenting to a joint hearing of the Agriculture committees regarding the findings of the Dairy Marketing Assessment report.

Agency Local Food Market Development Grant Program Now Accepting Applications
Vermont Farmers, Producers and Value-Chain Facilitators encouraged to apply

February 25, 2020 | Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM) is now accepting applications for the Local Food Market Development grant program. This program seeks to increase the amount of Vermont agricultural products being sold through local institutional or wholesale markets.  The deadline to apply for this opportunity is March 29th, 2020.

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