Non Profits & Organizations

Following is a sampling of Organization and Non profit clients and the type of projects I have done for them.

Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust Advisor, Co-author, Keep Growing Project. Providing market research, interview survey development, data analysis, overall project guidance, and written report.
AVA Gallery and Art Center Capital campaign consultant. Consultant hired to assist in research and launch of $3 million Capital Campaign for LEED certified building renovation.
Green Mountain College Guest lecturer. Hired to teach one day workshops on creating and writing a marketing plan.
Farm Service Agency Financial and business planning consultant. Perform year end borrower financial review and analysis with FSA borrowers.
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Author. 2009‐2010 Feasibility and Market Research Study For Commercial Hop Production in New England. Researched and wrote the study, presented findings in writing report for VAAFM and MDAR.
New England Farmers Union
Business planning consultant. Providing business planning and feasibility studies for NEFU members.
NH Community Loan Fund Financial, marketing, and business planning consultant. Provide technical assistance to NHCLF clients.
Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont Business planning, marketing and enterprise analysis consultant. Providing business planning, marketing, and enterprise analysis technical assistance to NOFA-VT clients.

Strategic planning consultant. Hired to assist NOFA-VT update its Strategic Plan.

Co-author. Scaling up Vermont’s Local Food Production, Distribution, and Marketing. Led the market research, survey development and implementation, wrote the finished report.

Norwich Farmers Market Strategic planning consultant. Hired to assist NFM board of directors write a Strategic Plan.
University of Vermont Extension Business planning consultant. Providing business planning and marketing technical assistance for UVM Extension clients.

Author. An Evaluation to Determine the Feasibility of a Multi-Purpose Grain Processing Facility in Vermont. Researched and wrote the study, presented findings in writing report, and a public forum.

Co-author. Feasibility of a Vermont-GAPs Certification Program. Led the market research, survey development and implementation. Co-wrote final report, presented findings in a public forum.

Workshop Instructor.  Providing various marketing and pricing work shops both in person and webinar based.

VT Fresh Network Marketing consultant.  Conducted market research on commercial buyers. Wrote “best practices” guides for growers interested in approaching and working with commercial buyers.
Vermont Economic Development Authority Business planning and feasibility study consultant. Provide business planning and feasibility study services to VEDA and VEDA clients.
Vermont Housing & Conservation Board

Farm Viability Program

Business planning consultant. Have been providing business planning and marketing technical assistance to Farm Viability clients directly through VHCB and through partner organizations, such as Intervale Center and UVM Extension since 2004.

Researcher and Author, Vermont Ground Beef Market Study. Conducted the research and wrote the study.

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets Project lead, co-author. New England Beef-to-Institution Market Study. Led the research and preparation of finished report, presented findings in writing report, and a public forum.

Project lead, co-author. 2010 Vermont Seal of Quality Market Research Study. Led the research and preparation of findings in a final report with recommendations and action items.

Author. 2009‐2010 Feasibility and Market Research Study For Commercial Hop Production in New England. Researched and wrote the study, presented findings in writing report for VAAFM and MDAR.

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