We face a quiet crisis that will end the working landscape as we have known it. It’s time to act.
The 2011 e-Vermont communities will be Bridgewater, Calais, Castleton, Dover, Fairfield, Hardwick, Jay/Westfield, Middletown Springs, Moretown, Morristown, Richford, and Vergennes.
A Summit on the Future of Vermont’s Working Landscape will be held at the Vermont State House on Friday, December 10.
Front Porch Forum (FPF) was created in 2006 in Burlington and now more than 21,000 households subscribe across 50 Vermont towns. Now, thanks to the e-Vermont initiative, FPF’s reach is greatly expanded to more parts of the state.
Vermont farm and forest enterprises economically perpetuate the working landscape and serve as foundations for the expansion of foods and wood products for both local use and value-added export in the regional and global economy, but dairy agriculture and the forest products economy are both in jeopardy.
From: Vermont Council on Rural Development RE: Broadband Stimulus Fund Project Date: March 25, 2010 Contact: Paul Costello, VCRD Executive Director 802 249-8051 or 802-223-6091 MONTPELIER, VT – A $2.5 million federal Stimulus Grant from the federal Agency of Commerce, announced today, completes the funding to launch the $3.7 million “e-Vermont Community Broadband Project.” This […]