News & Events

2020/21 Winter Newsletter

March 7, 2021
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Norman & Dorothy Pellett’s List of Books 2021

February 9, 2021

We were recently contacted by Norman and Dorothy Pellett with a very generous offer.  They have a list of books (see below)  they are offering up for “FREE” from their extensive book collection with a suggested donation to the VNLA.  Please email your donation check to the VNLA office (P.O. Box 92, N. Ferrisburgh, VT …

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Vermont Blooms Initiative

January 14, 2021

Vermont Blooms Initiative The VNLA would like to announce the launch of its Vermont Blooms Initiative, a planting program to enhance Vermonters health by improving and beautifying our civic landscapes.   This all-volunteer project, funded by donations from our VNLA members and associates, seeks to improve/enhance public outdoor spaces across our towns throughout Vermont.  Projects could…

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Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity Project

January 13, 2021

The VNLA/Green Works established the Volunteer Project/Outreach Committee (VPOC) in February, 2018 and chose to work with Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity (GMHH) because we believe in their mission to provide affordable housing and because landscaping is an area that is often overlooked and/or underfunded on much housing of this nature.   The VPOC completed the…

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VT Specialty Crop Block Grants AVAILABLE!

January 12, 2021

What is a Specialty Crop? Did you know, most agriculture products that are not animal products or grain, fiber, and oil field crops are considered specialty crops by USDA. The most common specialty crops we see in Vermont are fruits and vegetables; culinary herbs, spices, and medicinal plants; nursery, floriculture, horticulture, and Christmas trees; honey;…

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PPP to Reopen on January 11, 2021

January 12, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program will re-open the week of January 11th for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. This round of the PPP continues to prioritize millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $284 billion toward…

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2020 Fall Newsletter

November 11, 2020
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Emerald Ash Borer in Vermont

October 20, 2020

UPDATE:  The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced on 12/15/20 they are removing the domestic quarantine regulations on the Emeral Ash Borer which will go into effect on January 14, 2021.  You can learn more HERE.   Since October there have been new detections that have expanded the infested areas within the following…

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VT Emergency Economic Recovery Grants

August 5, 2020

The Economic Recovery Grant Program is fully subscribed at this time. The Legislature is working on another round of money for the program and the VT Agency of Commerce will announce details of that program soon.  If you have an application that is in process, ACCD is continuing to process those in the order they…

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VT ACCD Business Impact Survey

July 10, 2020

The VT Agency of Commerce and Community Development wants to hear from all Vermont businesses impacted by the response to the COVID-19 virus. Please share these impacts via the ACCD Business Impact Form, which will help us assess the full impact as we work toward solutions.  Please visit this link to complete the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/vtcovid19

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