Capital Equipment Assistance Program (CEAP) Applications Due

Financial assistance is available through VAAFM for new or innovative equipment that will aid in the reduction of surface runoff of agricultural wastes to state waters, improve water quality of state waters, reduce odors from manure application, separate phosphorus from manure, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce costs to farmers when they apply manure. Applications are due in November. Learn more at: https://agriculture.vermont.gov/ceap

CVFC Board of Directors November Meeting

The CVFC Board of Directors meets on the first Wednesday of each month. This month's meeting will be held at a location TBD. Members of the coalition are welcome to arrive at 10:30 a.m., and the general public is welcome to arrive at 11:00 a.m. For full details or to RSVP, contact Kirsten Workman at Kirsten.Workman@uvm.edu.

Info Session: VHCB Water Quality Grants

Virtual

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board's Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program provides grants of up to $40,000 to help Vermont farmers invest in water quality-related on-farm infrastructure. Applications are due January 21, 2022. Learn More + Apply Ahead of the deadline, VHCB will host two virtual information sessions on December 7 and January 12. Register

CVFC Board of Directors December Meeting

The CVFC Board of Directors meets on the first Wednesday of each month. This month's meeting will be held at a location TBD. Members of the coalition are welcome to arrive at 10:30 a.m., and the general public is welcome to arrive at 11:00 a.m. For full details or to RSVP, contact Kirsten Workman at Kirsten.Workman@uvm.edu.

Info Session: VHCB Water Quality Grants

Virtual

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board's Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program provides grants of up to $40,000 to help Vermont farmers invest in water quality-related on-farm infrastructure. Applications are due January 21, 2022. Learn More + Apply Ahead of the deadline, VHCB will host two virtual information sessions on December 7 and January 12. Register

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VHCB Water Quality Grant Due

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board's Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program is offering grants of up to $40,000 to help Vermont farmers invest in water quality-related on-farm infrastructure. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on January 21, 2022. Learn More + Apply

VT Pay for Phosphorous Program Apps Due

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) is pleased to announce that it has recently opened applications for the new Vermont Pay for Phosphorus (VPFP) Program, which will be one of the first of its kind in the United States. This statewide program, which is supported by a $7 million grant award from the national USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Alternative Funding Arrangement (AFA), will provide $4.9 million in payments to Vermont farms over 4 years. Applications are due January 31.   Farms must manage annual crop or hay land, have...

Submit Your Event/Grant Deadline to the CVFC Calendar

If you’re hosting an event or offering a grant related to agriculture and water quality, soil health, climate change, or the environment, you’re welcome to add it to our calendar.