Funding Boost from the USDA and VT Agency of Agriculture
MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Some Vermont farms that grow specialty foods are getting a funding boost.
The Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets says specialty foods can be honey, maple, hops, mushrooms or fruits and veggies.
The new funding is from the USDA.
This year, some of the recipients include Cedar Circle Farm and Education Center, the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association and multiple programs at the University of Vermont.