Viroqua Food Co+op Blog

Microlending Recipient

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Thu, Feb 21, 2013 @ 12:22 PM

Last fall, the VFC Board of Directors announced a new Microlending Initiative. Through this program, an individual or farm that is currently selling their product to the VFC is eligible for an interest-free loan of up to $3000, to be paid back within one year. Through the Microlending Initiative we hope to strengthen small, local farms that supply the Co-op and create opportunities to improve their operations. The Microlending Initiative was developed under the direction of the Board of Directors by the Microlending Committee, which consists of two VFC Board Members and two VFC Managers.

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Tags: Local, Board of Directors, Microlending Committee, Microloan Recipient, Brussels Sprouts, Locavores!