The Vermont Council on Rural Development’s Summit on “Creating Prosperity and Opportunity Confronting Climate Change” on February 18, 2015 will bring together scientists, innovative business, non-profit, and community leaders, elected officials, public policy advocates, students, and interested residents.
Vermont Council on Rural Development’s summit on ‘Creating Prosperity and Opportunity Confronting Climate Change’
Can Vermont be a national leader in incubating small businesses that answer climate change? The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) thinks so.
Participants brainstorming about how to foster more technology business in Vermont said the state’s image should reflect the desired goal, not retread familiar pastoral territory.
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) Friday announced $2.3 million in funding for rural development in Vermont.
Vermont Connected: Envisioning the Future of the Vermont Digital Economy Summit at State House Sept. 23
Vermont Connected: Envisioning the Future of the Vermont Digital Economy a summit convening produced by the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) will be held at the Vermont State House on Tuesday, September 23.
Vermonters have always known that our working landscape is our greatest asset. It drives our economy, brings tourists from away, and sustains the wonderful environment where we live, work and play.
The Vermont Council on Rural Development has presented its 2013 Vermont Community Leadership Award to Orly Munzing, founder and executive director of Strolling of the Heifers.
On December 17th, hundreds of Vermonters will come together at Vermont Technical Center to celebrate the success of the Working Lands Enterprise Fund and to identify actions to encourage policymakers to continue this important work.
Entire state would be the campus as schools share courses, internships, land, faculty and symposia.
The working forest in Vermont is no accident; it is the result of innumerable economic decisions made by generations of rural families as they make a living from the land.
The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) announced today the first round of communities to receive intensive services from its Digital Economy Project this year.
The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) is launching the Vermont Digital Economy Project (VDEP) to help build resilience in many of the towns that were affected by 2011’s floods.
The Working Lands Enterprise Board has already received 378 applications from all around the state totaling nearly $12 million for the $1 million it has available.
The request represents a $3.5 million annual increase from the $1.5 million proposed by Gov. Peter Shumlin’s in his fiscal year 2014 budget.