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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Farmers Market Legal Toolkit Provides Free Resources to Build Strong, Accessible Markets for Communities

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School (CAFS), Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT), and the Farmers Market Coalition (FMC) proudly launched the Farmers Market Legal Toolkit on Tuesday, January 16th. This Toolkit is an online resource designed to support farmers markets throughout the U.S. by providing market managers with open-source legal tools, and will help farmers market leaders build and grow resilient and accessible farmers markets in their communities, while planning proactively to minimize their market’s legal risk.

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Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Announces Grant Funds to Enhance the Competitiveness of Vermont Specialty Crops

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces the availability of grant funds for the purpose of enhancing the competitiveness of Vermont specialty crops, defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture crops (including honey, hops, and maple syrup), and nursery crops (including Christmas trees and floriculture).

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The Skinny Pancake Pledges "Newtella" for Their Annual Oath of Action

The Skinny Pancake does away with one of its most popular products due to environmental impact of palm oil.

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Meetings & Events

2018 UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

UVM faculty & green industry experts teach a diverse range of horticultural topics to help you create healthy, sustainable home landscapes & grow your own food. Offered statewide, non-credit.

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The Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese

Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese is an intensive nine-day program for aspiring and practicing cheesemakers. Offered in partnership with the Cellars at Jasper Hill and led by world-renowned master cheesemaker and educator Ivan Larcher, this course provides students with the practical and scientific knowledge needed to create exquisite small-scale artisan cheese.

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Vermont Nutrient Recovery and Digester Summit

Farmers, food waste producers, digester vendors and others – Join us to develop projects and partnerships!

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Job Listings

Executive Director (Kids Gardening)

Interested in advancing the youth garden movement with the nation's leading resource for garden-based learning? KidsGardening.org (KG) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to join this growing organization in early 2018. The ED is responsible for leading and advocating initiatives that make KG the hub for school gardening nationwide. The…

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Senior Agriculture Development Coordinator (Vermont Agency of Agriculture - Working Lands Enterprise Initiative)

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets seeks a dynamic individual to join the Agricultural Development Division as a Working Lands and Business Development Specialist. This position will collaborate with the Agency of Commerce and Community Development and Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation on supporting successful working lands enterprises and…

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VBSR Local First Vermont Program Manager (Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR))

Encourage Vermonters to shop local and support our communities! Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) seeks a part-time (20 hrs/wk) Program Manager to lead VBSR’s Local First Vermont (LFVT) Program: manage the development, sales, marketing and distribution of the Buy Local Resource Guide and Coupon Book and mobile app; educate the…

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