Grant Program The Resilience Fund

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund

To enable the partners in the New England Food System Planners’ Community of Practice to increase staff capacity in areas such as communications, outreach, policy advocacy, administration, and fundraising during this public health emergency, and to support VSJF in its…

Migrant Justice

To support Vermont’s immigrant farmworkers during this public health emergency, and to advocate to ensure all “essential workers” in Vermont’s agricultural sector are protected and supported regardless of immigration status.

Food Connects

To respond to expanded demand for local/regional food resulting from the public health emergency, including increasing purchase and sales staff capacity and expanding cold storage capacity to improve efficiencies.

Crown O’ Maine

To pivot to meet market demands arising from the COVID-19 crisis, including making warehouse improvements that meet food safety and organic standards and updating and expanding marketing efforts, particularly for COM’s “50 Small” cobranded product line.