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ACORN aids value-added producers with new grant money

The Addison County Relocalization Network (ACORN) was one of eight project proposals to share $324,467 in Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets grants to help fruit, vegetable, and value-added producers increase consumer access to locally produced food. These grants were funded through the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.

The ACORN group received $58,300 to increase wholesale market opportunities for specialty crop farms in the Addison County region.

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