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Compendium of press for the first round of working lands grants

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2013-05-06

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)
http://www.wcax.com/story/22175055/grants-to-fund-meat-goats-strawberry-aquaponics

Vt. gives $220K in first working lands grants - Bennington Banner
http://www.benningtonbanner.com/news/ci_23161093/vt-gives-220k-first-working-lands-grants

Brattleboro company gets Working Lands grant - Brattleboro Reformer
http://www.reformer.com/localnews/ci_23161837/local-company-gets-working-lands-grant

'Working lands' grants aim to keep Vermont land Vermont-like - Burlington Free Press
http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013305020024

Voice of the Free Press: Keep the Working Lands - Burlington Free Press
http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20130505/OPINION01/305050013/Voice-Free-Press-Keep-working-lands

Vt announces working lands grants to 20 businesses - NECN
http://www.necn.com/05/02/13/Vt-announces-working-lands-grants-to-20-/landing.html?&apID=d28fffcdc85b4cc7b78b12146c648499

Vt. gives $220K in first working lands grants - Rutland Herald
http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20130503/NEWS01/705039937/1002

Business Notes - Valley News
http://www.vnews.com/news/business/5952029-95/business-notes-may-5-2013

Gov. Shumlin Announces 20 Grantees of Working Lands Enterprise - VT Digger
http://vtdigger.org/2013/05/02/gov-shumlin-announces-20-grantees-of-working-lands-enterprise/

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