State offers $750K in grants

MONTPELIER — The Working Lands Enterprise Board recently announced the opening of this year's grant cycle and the availability of approximately $750,000 in investments for the 2018 program year. Funds support projects across forestry and agriculture that enhance Vermont's communities, economy and culture.

"The Working Lands Enterprise Initiative is critical for our Vermont farm and forest economies," said Gov. Phil Scott. "The program demonstrates a strong partnership between the public and private sectors, led by the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation, and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development. This is an important use of funds to strengthen our working lands economies here in Vermont."

There are three types of grants Vermont working lands businesses can apply for. Links for the requests for proposals, applications and deadlines can be found online at Recorded informational videos are posted at for 24/7 viewing.


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