HVADC was able to apply for the grant on Battenkill’s behalf and assume responsibility for providing oversight and technical assistance to ensure the successful execution of the expansion.
HVADC has provided market access for Dutch’s Spirits and has assisted with regional product launches and awareness through our Hudson Valley Bounty program for several showcase events in Hudson Valley and New York City.
Hudson Valley Seed Library
HVADC assisted the founder in developing cash flow projections to better manage working capital to support the growing sales volumes and assisted the business in securing an appropriate line of credit.
Laughing Earth Farm
HVADC, along with the Agricultural Stewardship Association, Scenic Hudson and Equity Trust began working with Annie and Zack Metzger, a young couple with over 20 years of farming experience between them, to help them realize their dream of owning their own farm.
HVADC has worked with this growing business on their efforts to incorporate a commercial kitchen into their operation. HVADC also provided assistance with state and local related permitting challenges.
Moxie Ridge Farm
Dirt Capital Partners then urged her to get in touch with HVADC, at which point Hennessy began participating in the Incubator Without Walls (IWW) program. Hennessy states that IWW was absolutely crucial to obtaining the Moxie Ridge property and business.
The current owners approached HVADC to seek assistance in evaluating the different options for expanding their cider operation and for incorporating their children into the operation as it continues to grow.
Whistle Down Farm
HVADC assessed the needs of the farm and connected them to a management consulting firm where the farm received assistance in business plan development to be used for securing business growth financing.