Food & Beverage

Supports for Food System Businesses

Supports for Food System Businesses

Businesses tied to Vermont’s food system have multiple resources available to them during this challenging time. Farmers with extra produce to sell, dairy farms in need of backup milkers, and ...
Vermont Distilleries Make Hand Sanitizer to Fight COVID-19

Vermont Distilleries Make Hand Sanitizer to Fight COVID-19

Vermont’s distilleries are well known for their award-winning spirits, but as the state fights the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re switching gears and producing hand sanitizer instead. Smugglers’ ...
Combating Food Insecurity, One Meal at a Time

Combating Food Insecurity, One Meal at a Time

Vermont’s commitment to local food runs deep. It’s no surprise then that one of the most successful and innovative programs to combat the one-two punch of closed businesses and increased food ...
Vermonters Work Together to Fight Food Insecurity

Vermonters Work Together to Fight Food Insecurity

In Vermont, neighbors help neighbors. As the state responds to the COVID-19 pandemic by asking Vermonters to stay home as much as possible, food insecurity is a community concern, and people are ...
Vermont Businesses Serve Those Who Serve Others

Vermont Businesses Serve Those Who Serve Others

With the closure of bars, restaurants, retail stores, and other businesses not considered essential to the COVID-19 response, many workers are struggling to make ends meet. New relief efforts by ...
Groennfell Meadery works to advance careers through VTP

Groennfell Meadery works to advance careers through VTP

Groennfell Meadery, a Vermont craft beverage company, recently received a grant totaling $3,237.50 from the Vermont Training Program (VTP). Groennfell, which means “Green Mountain” in old ...
Champlain Orchards upgrades inventory management system

Champlain Orchards upgrades inventory management system

Champlain Orchards, a family-owned and ecologically managed farm, recently received more than $15,000 from the Vermont Training Program (VTP). Champlain Orchards recently upgraded its ...