How to work with institutions: Appendices

"How to work with institutions" helps guide producers and processors to make decisions that help lead to an ongoing relationship with an institution. The appendices support the guide.  

  • Appendix A: The distribution options financial analysis decision-making tool is a suite of Excel-based models designed to assist with the financial decision making related to product distribution and delivery.  
  • Appendix B: So You Want to Distribute? Examining the Basics of Distribution in Vermont fact sheet summarizes the benefits and drawbacks of distribution options available.
  • Distribution options for small- and mid-sized producers.
  • Appendix C: Creating a local and values-based purchasing action plan is a worksheet designed to help you to articulate your food values, what program considerations and logistics impact your purchasing, and how these factors determine your commitment to local/regional and values-based purchasing.