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Compendium of press for the first round of working lands grants


On Wednesday May 2nd the Working Lands Enterprise Board announced the first farm and forest enterprises to receive grant funds made available through funds build through Act 142 last year. Here are a some articles about the awardees:

Grants to fund meat goats, strawberry-aquaponics - WCAX (video)

Vt. gives $220K in first working lands grants - Bennington Banner

Brattleboro company gets Working Lands grant - Brattleboro Reformer

'Working lands' grants aim to keep Vermont land Vermont-like - Burlington Free Press

Voice of the Free Press: Keep the Working Lands - Burlington Free Press

Vt announces working lands grants to 20 businesses - NECN

Vt. gives $220K in first working lands grants - Rutland Herald

Business Notes - Valley News

Gov. Shumlin Announces 20 Grantees of Working Lands Enterprise - VT Digger

*Hardwick Gazzette also requested photos, but does not have an online edition