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December / 2011

Health Care Without Harm

To plan for making New England the first discrete regional focus within the national Healthier Hospitals Initiative.

December / 2011

Maine Farmland Trust

To develop a regionally scaled agriculture model that gives farmers Maine farmer access to more customers for their products, especially in the institutional market, and supports their scaling up to meet those customers’ demands.

November / 2011

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders

To provide general support.

September / 2011

Highfields Institute, Ltd.

To develop the framework and partnerships necessary to scale the Close the Loop composting model to a statewide program that builds the infrastructure and collection systems needed to convert all of Vermont’s food waste to an agricultural resource by 2017.

September / 2011

New England Farmers Union Education Foundation

To educate federal policymakers about the value of regulatory support for and financial investment in sustaining New England agriculture.

September / 2011

Third Sector New England Inc.

To determine if a credit union can viably fill the financing gap facing small, local and sustainably managed farms in the Northeast.

September / 2011

VSC Foundation: Vermont Technical College

To recruit students to its diversified farming curriculum; and to integrate the college’s farm products into the Vermont State College food service system.

September / 2011

Vermont Community Foundation

To provide grants support to Vermont farms of any size that have sustained losses in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.

June / 2011

Center for an Agricultural Economy

To further develop a locally-based, sustainable food system by piloting a farm-to-institution program in the town of Hardwick that uses local food sources and implementing region-appropriate infrastructure development.

June / 2011

Farm to Institution New England

To enable Farm-to-Institution New England to build a stronger regional food system by connecting New England farms to its institutions through cross-state collaboration and infrastructure development.