Data & Reports

Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Report April 2017

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Read the economic impact of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Winter Festival January 2017

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The Wisconsin Economic Outlook report May 2015

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Read Rural Wisconsin Today May 2014

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Business Financing Guide May 2014

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Slow Money in Wisconsin - a food system report November 2009

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Vernon County Community Food Assessment October 2009

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Impact of Local Food Networks February 2009

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The next Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club meeting is Wednesday, March 14th at the Food Enterprise Center, 1201 North Main Street in Viroqua. Networking starts at 5:30, program begins at 6:00 pm.

“Branches Winery - What we've learned in five years” brings co-owner Therese Bergholz to share some of the challenges and celebrations they have experienced as new entrepreneurs. Learn about marketing and branding strategies, how to assess and attract your customer base as well as what worked and what didn’t work as she and her husband developed a new business in rural Westby. 

The club meets the second Wednesday of every month at the Food Enterprise Center starting at 6:00 p.m. and everyone is welcome to attend. 


Click here for more info on the I&E Club

Attend a free business workshop on Transferring Assets on March 15th


Attend Farmers and Producers Listening and Network Sessions


WWBIC award for work with entrepreneurs


The Food Enterprise Center and Viroqua are featured in national online Ozy news magazine


Read national online news about the economy of local food in our region


VEDA is celebrating their Tenth Anniversary


See three local businesses on Wisconsin Public Television's "Wisconsin Foodie" program


Read the economic impact of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Winter Festival


Read about Vernon County in national e-magazine, Business in Focus


Read 2016 USDA Rural America report


Read  Vernon County 2015 Workforce & Economic Profile


Read Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Report


Read about Wisco Pop in the Wisconsin State Journal


Food Enterprise Center's Wisco Pop featured in Milwaukee magazine


Read about bike friendly towns through Travel Wisconsin


Read about food insecurity in the region


Read newsletter from Fifth Season Cooperative


Food Enterprise Center is highlighted in national news


The work of the Community Hunger Solutions project


USDA grant helps businesses grow


Solar project at the Food Enterprise Center


Smart Rural Community Award for Communication Infrastructure


Exploring Home Care issues in Vernon County region


Read the Wisconsin Economic Outlook report


Food Enterprise Center receives Top Rural Initiative award


Vernon Electric Co-op's Community Solar project


Read Rural Wisconsin Today 2014 report for rural trends


MRRPC's Business Financing Guide


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Quick VEDA Contact Info

Susan Noble
Executive Director, Vernon Economic Development Association
1201 North Main Street,
Suite 6, Viroqua WI 54665
608.638.8332
snoble@veda-wi.org