Kristina Sweet from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture has asked me to forward this to potentially interested parties. Please refer all questions to her, her contact information is below.
Mobile Individual Quick Freeze No Cost Transfer
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) will conduct a no cost transfer of its mobile flash freeze unit to an eligible entity within Vermont in July 2015. Eligible applicants include nonprofits, municipalities, development corporations, and state agencies. Due to restrictions on the funding used to build the unit, for profit businesses are not eligible to apply. The unit shall remain in Vermont to promote sustainable economic development and serve small and emerging agricultural businesses. Interested parties must apply by June 22, 2015.
How to Apply
View the request for proposals (RFP) at http://bit.ly/vtflashfreeze for detailed eligibility information and application instructions.
Interested parties may view the unit on Monday, June 8 from 12–2 PM and Thursday, June 11 from 10 AM–12 PM at the DOL Park & Ride in Montpelier (behind the Department of Labor Building at 5 Green Mountain Drive). View the Mobile Flash Freeze Open House flyer below.
Kristina M. Sweet
Produce Safety Coordinator
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
116 State Street | Montpelier, VT 05620
kristina.sweet | 802.522.7811