The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund is a nonprofit organization committed to nurturing the sustainable development of Vermont’s economy.

We nurture the economic prosperity, ecological health, and social connectivity of people, businesses, organizations and communities in Vermont for the benefit and well-being of all who live here by providing business assistancevalue chain facilitationnetwork development, and strategic planning in agriculture and food systemsforest productswaste managementrenewable energy, and environmental technology sectors.

Our Work
  • A new report puts forth a regional goal of producing and consuming 30% of New England’s food needs in the region by 2030. It is commissioned by the New England State Food System Planners Partnership, a collaboration between six state-level food system organizations and Food Solutions New England - and outlines the role New Englanders can play in making the region’s food system stronger and more self-reliant. ...

  • Starting a business with the intention to support local agriculture is the easy part. Growing that business in a way that is both profitable and true to those values can be a challenge. Erika Lynch and Julie Morton, owners of Babette’s Table in Waitsfield, dug deep into their business systems, marketing, and projections in order to grow in collaboration with local hog farmers, be good employers, and still make it home for dinner with their daughters....

  • Aligned with the Fairbank’s commitment to decarbonization, the new addition is the first in the world to use regional hemlock in cross-laminated timber construction....

  • In 2018, Sullivan had an idea. A working shepherd and fiber enthusiast, she saw an opportunity to solve two problems. On the one hand, she received more calls from yarn shops looking to buy her product that she could fulfill. ...

  • Scott Sparks always knew he wanted to open a cannabis business, but it was not until he was in his 60s, ready to retire from his decades long career in food service, that his dream began to take shape....

  • The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) released the first set of modules of its new Business Sense series, next level tools for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Business Sense is a no-fluff source of information that gets right to the heart of what small business......


DeltaClimeVT Energy2023

 Cimate economy business accelerator Energy 2023 underway!
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13th Annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering

November 16-17, 2023

Annual Vermont Forest Industry Summit

September 14, 2023
Bolton Valley Resort
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See the 2022 Recap.

VSJF Vermont Sustainability Funders

Become a Funder

Are you interested in funding one of our programs or services? We are seeking funders to achieve our sustainable economic goals as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
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VSJF Vermont Sustainability Clients

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Are you interested in becoming a client to grow your business, industry sector, or replicate one of our approaches? We offer a suite of services for businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies.
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Become a Partner

Are you interested in partnering with us to build a thriving economic, social, and ecological future for Vermont? We invite collaboration from diverse stakeholders in all areas of our work.
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