February 26, 2020 I Montpelier, VT - The 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.)
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.
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.