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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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Local Food Sale Boost for Vermont Retailers

New training videos help local food merchandising and sales at Vermont retail stores

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Cabot supports business adviser at Salvation Farms

Cabot Creamery Co-operative is supporting Salvation Farms’ engagement of a University of Vermont Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA (SEMBA) graduate, Diane Abruzzini. Diane will aid the nonprofit in the revision and expansion of their business plan for the Vermont Commodity Program. The Vermont Commodity Program operates Vermont’s first surplus-crop food hub in Winooski through a workforce development program. The food hub cleans, quality assesses, processes, and packs surplus crops.

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Apple Season Has Arrived in Vermont – Get Picking!

September is here. Kids are back in school, the days are cooler, and Vermont’s apple orchards are brimming with fresh, juicy apples, just waiting to be picked. Now is the time to make plans to visit your local orchard with friends and family!

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Meetings & Events

Growing, Processing and Baking with Grains

Experience Vermont’s small, cooperatively operated local grain operations. Learn about the grain industry and the nutrition of grain. Participants will understand the nutritional components and science of grains and baking, and they will have the chance to bake with locally grown, freshly-milled grains at King Arthur Flour’s Baking School: http://www.kingarthurflour.com/baking-school. Stay on a working dairy in quaint Norwich, VT, Norwich Farm Creamery: https://www.facebook.com/Norwichfarmcreamery/

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The Effects of Climate Change on Maple & Dairy in Vermont: 50 Years in the Future

The Craftsbury Land Committee is presenting “The Effects of Climate Change on Maple & Dairy in Vermont: 50 Years in the Future,” at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Leading experts will discuss challenges and opportunities to maple and dairy agriculture in Vermont due to shifts in climate and population growth in the next 50 years. There will be a group discussion following the presentations.

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When Governments Cooperate - State Government Municipal Day

This full-day event offers workshops, technical assistance and the opportunity to engage with State staff and municipal colleagues from across Vermont. Each year we offer a mix of old and new workshops. If you've attended before, you'll have the option of taking a workshop you missed - or trying a new one. State Government Municipal Day is brought to you by the Agency of Natural Resources in collaboration with the Agency of Transportation and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development.

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Job Listings

Agricultural Production Specialist (Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets)

General Information   This position, Agricultural Production Specialist I (Job Opening # 622072), is open to all State employees and external applicants. If you would like more information about this position, please contact Henry Marckres at henry.marckres@vermont.gov. Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this…

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Agricultural Development Section Chief (Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets)

Position description Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets seeks a dynamic individual to join the Agricultural Development Division leadership team.  We are seeking someone with great passion for local agriculture and experience supporting working land businesses with experience in program and budget development and staff management. As agriculture and food…

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RFP for Market Feasability Study (Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market)

Below is a link to an RFP seeking a professional consultant with knowledge of local food systems, farmers markets and the Windham County area, to conduct a market feasibility study for the Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1U3bJjuNyYvKBomnjsvIV3GVloFTQDciw7HH4lPV2tuc   Post Oil Solutions was awarded USDA RBDG funds to carry out this project. Please share with…

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