Dairy Farm Innovation & Alternative Management Grant

Vermont Business Journal Involving the economic system, local climate improve, changing purchaser choices, and generational transitions, dairy farmers juggle many challenges – but they’re also in a special position to positively deal with these challenges by organization innovation. The Northeast Dairy Company Innovation Center is excited to announce $900,000 in funding as a result of the new Dairy Farm Innovation & Choice Management Grant.

With a target on local climate and local community-ahead production techniques, this grant delivers funds for farmers, producer associations, and technical service providers to implement tasks that improve the resilience of our Northeast regional food technique.

Possible grant tasks could incorporate:

· Making new types for collaborative and cooperative milk production

· Raising new and youthful farmer engagement

· Producing inexperienced technologies

· Enhancing correct farm-scale systems

· Adopting non-conventional animal management techniques

· Enhancing h2o, waste, and manure management

· Establishing alternate business enterprise possession and management designs

Open to candidates in 11 Northeast states, the Dairy Farm Innovation Grant supports farmers in having a whole farm technique technique and increasing collaboration throughout the area.

Awards will range from $15,000 – $75,000 with a 25% match dedication.

Community Recovery and Revitalization Program
Apps Open up for the Neighborhood Recovery & Revitalization Plan

Apps are open up for the Community Recovery and Revitalization System. $40 million in funding is obtainable for capital enhancements/expansions that had been delayed due to the economic impacts of COVID-19. 

Precedence will be supplied to BIPOC companies and purposes from non-Metropolitan Statistical Locations till December 29th, at which stage all programs will be reviewed. 

There is no deadline, purposes are recognized on a rolling basis. 

Utilize on the ACCD Web site

QTBIPOC Collective Care Grant
Are you a QTBIPOC (Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous, Persons of Colour) collective engaged with farmwork and land stewardship in the Northeast?

The QTBIPOC Collective Care Grant is now accepting purposes until finally Dec. 28th. Collectives are equipped to utilize for up to $4000 to assist neighborhood constructing, source distribution and self-resolve via land-primarily based operate.

Collectives that have a QTBIPOC vast majority and are based mostly in the Northeast are qualified to apply

Application Deadline: December 28th

A Future of Food Security for All with Special Guest Ira Wallace

Mark your calendars for a discussion on the Upcoming of Foods Protection with exclusive guest Ira Wallace, sponsored by NOFA-VT. 

Ira Wallace is the employee/owner of the cooperatively managed Southern Seed Exposure and has been helping men and women in the Southeast get control of their foodstuff provide due to the fact 1983. 

The absolutely free on the net discussion will include the significance of food stuff protection in today’s earth and the saving of seeds to feed your local community. 

Registration is required. 

Party: January 10th at 12:00pm

Vermont Food Security Survey

Farm to Plate is trying to get input on a Vermont Food items Protection Approach. 

This study will choose much less than 5 minutes to finish, and your responses will guideline the Vermont Foods Safety Plan relocating ahead. 

On top of that, filling out the study will enter you into a drawing for a $25 reward card. 

Please look at finishing this small study concerning now and December 31st. 

Inquiries about the survey can be directed to Becca Warren at [email protected] 

Survey Deadline: December 31st