Green Thumbs at Work Grant Program: 2014-2017

The Vermont Department of Health and Vermont Community Garden Network, in partnership with Charlie Nardozzi, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, and Gardener’s Supply, awarded grants for small businesses to establish workplace food gardens for their employees in 2014 (nine grantees), 2015 (seven grantees), 2016 (ten grantees), and 2017 (nine grantees).  See the full list of grantees below.

Green Thumbs in the news:

Our Green Thumbs at Work program was featured in Vermont Business Magazine in 2017.

Check out this VPR story featuring one of our 2015 winners!

Green Thumbs has also been featured on the WCAX and WPTZ:

Green Thumbs at Work Grantees:

2017 Winners

  • Castleton Family Health, Rutland
  • Centerpoint, South Burlington
  • Groundworks Collaborative, Brattleboro
  • Lamoille Home Health & Hospice, Morrisville
  • New England Youth Theatre, Brattleboro
  • Shorewell Community Healthcare Center, Shoreham
  • Springer-Miller Systems, Stowe
  • SunCommon, Waterbury
  • The Pizza Man, Lyndonville

2016 Winners

  • Abel’s Homestead Design, LLC in Hyde Park
  • ARIS Solutions in White River Junction
  • Community Restorative Justice Center in St. Johnsbury
  • Lamoille Restorative Center in Hyde Park
  • Morristown After School Program in Morristown
  • Orange County Parent Child Center in Tunbridge
  • Putney Food Co-op in Putney
  • Rural Edge in Lyndonville
  • Town of Killington Offices in Killington
  • Upper Valley Food Co-op in White River Junction

2015 Winners

  • Carris Reels-Plastics Division in Center Rutland
  • Milton CAT in Richmond
  • Mettowee Valley Family Health Center in West Pawlet (Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region)
  • NEKCA Head Start in Barton
  • Open Tempo in Williston
  • Sunrise Family Resource Center in Bennington
  • Washington Electric Coop in East Montpelier

2014 Winners

  • Heartbeet Lifesharing in Hardwick
  • Mad River Valley Ambulance Service in Waitsfield
  • Orange County Parent Child Center in Chelsea
  • Trudell Consulting Engineers in Williston
  • Vermont Soap in Middlebury.
  • ACT 1/Bridge Program in Burlington
  • Black River Good Neighbor Services in Ludlow
  • Sunderland School in Sunderland
  • TJ Mold and Tool in St. Johnsbury

Click here for Vermont Department of Health Worksite Wellness resources.

The Green Thumbs at Work Grant Program was made possible thanks to support from the Vermont Department of Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont.




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