April 20, 2018

Garden grants for small businesses

Deadline Jan. 30

The Vermont Department of Health and Vermont Community Garden Network are offering grants for small businesses to establish workplace food gardens.

The Green Thumbs at Work grants are open to any Vermont business or organization with fewer than 50 employees. The total grant award is $1,750, which includes $500 for materials, a $250 Gardener’s Supply gift certificate and $1,000 of garden planning support and technical assistance from horticulturalist Charlie Nardozzi and the Vermont Community Garden Network. Eight grants are available in 2015.

The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 30.

For more information and to apply, go to http://vcgn.org/green-thumbs-at-work/ or call 861-4769.

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