When lockdown hit last year, Belstack Strawberry Farm lost 80% of their business income. Once everything opened up again, they looked for ways to encourage visitors to the area and they were informed of theVisitor Experience Innovation Grant by Council.
Belstack received the grant and were then able to put into place their plan to build an Electric Vehicle Charging Station.
“The application process was simple and straightforward,” said Marg Tacey, who owns the farm alongside Pete Tacey. “We applied in August and received the funds in September, much simpler and faster than Victorian Government Economic Development Grant that took ten months to be approved.”
Their first user of the EV… More