Yaupon Tea + Apothecary, an apothecary in Savannah, Geogia received a Value Added Producer Grant and used the funding they received in order to market and promote the educational side of their business as well as using it to hire new sales staff.
B.J. Reece Orchards, an orchard in Ellijay, Geogia received a Value Added Producer Grant and used the funding while expanding their pie operation, cider operation ass well as other vegetable products they grow on their farm.
Hickory Hill Milk, a dairy in Edgefield, South Carolina received a Value Added Producer Grant and used it to purchase bottles, milk labels, additional labor and to expand their marketing through other channels.
Working Cows Dairy, a certified organic dairy in Solcum, Alabama received a Value Added Producer Grant and used it to add some variety of the products they were able to sell as well as using it to broaden their product reach by opening up some distribution routes.
Little Vine Vineyards & Winery, a winery in Villa Rica, Georgia received a Value Added Producer Grant and used it to fund marketing for the winery, to buy new equipment for corking and to allow them to host entertainment nights for their guests!
Shepherd's Way Farm, a dairy sheep farm in Nerstrand, Minnesota, received a Value Added Producer Grant and used it as working capitol to improve equipment, facilities and marketing for their cheese production side of the business!
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