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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.


News & Announcements

Vermont Farm Show Supports the 2016 Farm and Agricultural Resource Management Stewards (FARMS) 2+2 Scholarship Program

The Vermont Farm Show has announced it will support the Farm and Agricultural Resource Management Stewards (FARMS) 2+2 Scholarship program for the next 4 years. The Farm Show has committed $43,000 to the FARMS 2+2 Scholarship program, which provides scholarships to young Vermonters who are pursuing dairy careers.

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Public Hearings for the Agency of Agriculture’s Required Agricultural Practices Proposed Rule to begin June 21, 2016

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) will host six public hearings on the Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs) Proposed Rule on June 21 in St. Albans, June 22 in Brandon, June 23 in South Royalton, June 27 in Manchester, June 28 in Newport, and June 29 in Brattleboro.

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Pennsylvania Farm Family that Made Vermont Home Conserves Over 400 Acres in Addison

Pat and Melanie Harrison brought their dairy herd to Addison in 2007 and worked with the Vermont Land Trust to permanently conserve the land for farming with a conservation easement that limits development and keeps the farmland affordable for future farmers.

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Meetings & Events

Jarrod Fowler to Lead a “Native Pollinators and Beneficial Insects” Walk at Sterling College

Beneficial insects contribute to natural pest suppression and could potentially save $4.5 billion annually in pesticide costs. Yet the contribution of insects that prey upon crop pests is largely overlooked. Pollinator and conservation biological control specialist, Jarrod Fowler of the Xerces Society will explain how to farm with beneficial insects at Sterling College.

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Reduce & Recover: Save Food for People

Registration is now open for an upcoming conference hosted by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts. This conference, entitled Reduce & Recover: Save Food for People, will take place Tuesday, June 28th and Wednesday, June 29th at Harvard Law School.

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Dinner at School Harvest Farm Featuring Dosa Kitchen

Work up an appetite by helping with farm chores before enjoying a food truck meal at School Harvest Farm, our two-acre teaching farm in Brattleboro.

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Job Listings

General Manager (Morrisville Food Co-op)

  We have a location --- The Member Loan Campaign is in full swing --- Now we are hiring a General Manager   Our Vision - MoCo will be a Cooperative grocery store in Morrisville for locally and sustainably produced goods, supporting the over 160 farmers and producers in Lamoille County.  Morrisville is…

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Three Job Openings (Vermont Agricultural Credit Corporation (VACC))

The Vermont Agricultural Credit Corporation (VACC), a component of the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA), has several job openings to fill.  VACC is nonprofit corporation which provides credit to farmers, agricultural facilities, forestry and forest products businesses whose financing needs are not being fully met by conventional agricultural credit sources.…

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Produce Management (Littleton Food Co-op)

Full-time PRODUCE MANAGER The Littleton Food Co-op in Littleton, NH is looking for a dynamic and engaged full time produce manager to help our $2 million dollar produce department grow to the next level. We require personable, friendly team players with excellent internal and external customer service skills and flexible schedules. Evening, early mornings,…

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