Vermont Food System Atlas


Farm to Plate is Vermont’s food system plan being implemented statewide
to increase economic development and jobs in the farm and food sector
and improve access to healthy local food for all Vermonters.


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UVM Research Team Seeking Organic Dairy Farmers' Input on Project to Help with Animal Health, Environmental Impact and Farm Viability

“Reducing mastitis is an opportunity for increased profitability for organic dairy farmers, healthier animals, improved animal welfare, and a better product for consumers ... but to understand and address it, we need to hear from organic dairy farmers!”

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Localvore releases new mobile app “Localvore Passport” that pays it forward

Localvore, Inc., a Burlington-based technology and mission-driven media company, has helped connect thousands of local food lovers with deals that both save them money and support local food businesses, who in turn are supporting the farmers and producers in the region. Localvore just launched a new way to save with a mobile app called Localvore Passport. “The Passport” is curated by locals to help food lovers discover new businesses in Vermont and create loyalty so patrons can support their favorite businesses more often while saving money.

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Jr Iron Chef VT Registration Now Open!

Registration is no open for Vermont schools and organizations to sign up a youth team for the upcoming Jr Iron Chef VT competition, taking place on March 16, 2019, at the Champlain Valley Exposition. Up to 70 teams will be accepted. Last year, all team spots filled before the registration deadline, so registrants are encouraged to act soon! Early Bird rates ($130) are available until December 12, and registration closes (regular rate = $150) January 18, 2019.

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Meetings & Events

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR VENDORS: Buy Local Market during Consumer Night at Vermont Farm Show

Call for vendors for the 8th Annual Winter Buy Local Market to be held during Consumer Night at The Vermont Farm Show on January 30, 2019. The Buy Local Market will present consumers with an ideal opportunity to taste, learn, and buy Vermont agricultural products from across our state in one convenient location. Applications due December 21, 2018.

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UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

Learn to create a healthy, sustainable home landscape & grow your own food! Become a volunteer and teach others environmentally friendly, research-based practices. Course offered online, statewide, non-credit.

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Meat Cutting: Butchering Basics

This training will cover all of the basics of whole-animal butchery with both instruction and hands-on demonstration. Participants will learn how to break down beef, pork, chicken, and lamb into primals, subprimals, and case-ready cuts.

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Job Listings

Assistant Production Manager (Three Chimney Farm)

Assistant Production Manager Three Chimney Farm is seeking an experienced farm hand to help run the vegetable production for the 2019 growing season. We are a very small, e-commerce based farm entering into our second growing season, planning to greatly increase our production. This position requires the ability to help guide…

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General Manager (Buffalo Mountain Food Coop)

Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op​​ is a retail food cooperative of 1800 members and sales of just over $2 million. We are looking for a General Manager to help us grow into our next phase of business life. Located in the rural town of Hardwick in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont,…

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Farm Internship (Farm & Wilderness Foundation)

Position Summary: Farm Interns assist the farm managers in the care of the livestock, barns, and gardens and help administer program activities such as homesteading, crafting, and food preservation within the summer camps. Throughout the internship, the farm interns will learn hands on farm based skills including but not limited…

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