If you run a business and are in any way working with food in Vermont, we want to hear from you! This may include input suppliers, farmers/ranchers, processors, food manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers or retailers. We are seeking the input of Vermont agri-food entrepreneurs to understand their educational background and needs in the running of their operation. The results of the survey will be used to improve education opportunities for current entrepreneurs as well as to create new courses or revise existing courses at the university in order to train the next generations of agri-food entrepreneurs. Please click here to take the survey: https://survey.uvm.edu/index.php?sid=21571&lang=en This survey is being conducted by David Conner from the Community Development and Applied Economics Department and Florence Becot at the Center for Rural Studies at UVM. The survey should take you approximately 15 minutes to complete. Your participation is voluntary and your responses will be anonymous. Completed surveys will be eligible for a random drawing for two chances to win $50 gift cards. Please complete the survey by November 8, the drawing will be on or about November 15. Thank you very much for taking the time to complete the survey. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact David Conner ([email protected]; 802-656-1965). Survey link: https://survey.uvm.edu/index.php?sid=21571&lang=en
UVM Agri-Food Entrepeneur Survey
We're spreading the word about this survey that UVM is planning to use to "improve education opportunities for current entrepreneurs as well as ... train the next generations of agri-food entrepreneurs." Sounds like a worthy goal!