Four BGS Grants Awarded to Addison County Businesses

Four Addison County businesses were awarded grants totaling $59,600 through the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services "Building Communities" grant program. The Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) applied for the grants on behalf of the businesses and will administer the funds for improvements and new machinery and equipment at Agricola Meats, Middlebury, Bristol Bakery & Cafe Wholesale, Bristol, Champlain Orchards, Shoreham, and Wooden Hammer, Monkton. 

Pictured below are BGS Commissioner, Chris Cole, ACEDC Executive Director Fred Kenney,  and Governor Phil Scott with Stephano Pinna, Agricola Meats, Kevin Harper, Bristol Bakery & Cafe Wholesale, and Ben Raphael, Wooden Hammer.