Funding and Sponsorship

Community Accreditation for Produce Safety (CAPS) is a program of the Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association (VVBGA).  CAPS is administered and coordinated by UVM Extension with sponsorship / funding from:

Web_usda_nifa_horizontal_rgb_72       USDA/NIFA–This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2015-49200-24225

NEW-FINAL-Northeast-ERME-1C    Northeast Extension Risk Management Education Center

vvbgalogoSMALL      VVBGA (Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association)

black_river_logo_1.jpg       Black River Produce

Castanea Foundation       Castanea Foundation

Extension Green Vert logo     UVM Extension

 high meadow fund.png         The High Meadows Fund

   Ag         Specialty Crop Block Grant (VT Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets-VAAFM)

Hanovere Coop     Coop Food Stores, Hanover, NH

 logo.png                       City Market, Burlington, VT

 Middlebury FC Logo on Cream Field.jpg     Middlebury Natural Foods Coop, Middlebury, VT

…AND additional in-kind development support and consult from:

  • VT Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets
  • VT  Department of Health
  • Hannaford Supermarkets
  • Deep Root Coop
  • UVM Medical Services Dinning and Nutrition (Harvest Cafe)
  • Commonwealth Seal of Quality
  • Cornell Produce Safety Alliance