Governor Phil Scott, the Agency of Commerce & Community Development,  and the Vermont Department of Taxes announced expanded eligibility for Economic Recovery Grants for Vermont businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the original eligibility criteria, a business was required to have at least one W-2 employee who was not an owner of that…

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Stay up-to-date on where Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Vermont, view the infested area map, sign up to receive EAB updates and learn how to identify EAB and Ash Trees.  You can find all this information and resources on EAB for forest landowners and managers, homeowners, municipalities, volunteers and educators by visiting:…

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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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Nurseries, garden centers, greenhouses, florists, landscape professionals, arborists … this is a BIG industry. The hundreds of firms in our industry in Vermont employee thousands of people, pay significant taxes and benefits, keep land open, and generate substantial income. How much?   That’s what this survey will determine. About the Survey In February, 2020 there will…

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