The Vermont Specialty Food Association welcomed the following members to the organization that have joined recently:
Nitty Gritty Grain Company of Vermont: A farm-based business that grows, processes and packages certified organic whole grains and baking mixes owned by Jane Kirby of Charlotte.
PayData Payroll & HR Solutions (associate member): PayData's personalized professionals deliver advanced and affordable solutions for your payroll, time clocks and HR needs owned by Paul Trahan of Essex Junction.
The Vermont Specialty Food Association is a statewide organization representing approximately 120 food producers and 20 suppliers to the industry. It is one of the nation's only statewide associations for the specialty food trade. The association is located at 135 N. Main St. in Rutland.