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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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Female Farmers Play a Critical Role in Vermont’s Ag Economy

March is Women’s History month, and Vermont’s Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets is taking advantage of the occasion to highlight the important role women play in Vermont’s Ag community.

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Yankee Farm Credit Refunds $5.1 Million to Members

Yankee Farm Credit today distributed $5.1 million to its members who borrowed from the cooperative. This distribution represents approximately 55% of Yankee’s 2016 net income of $9.3 million.

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Meetings & Events

Farm Business and Budget Clinics: UVM Extension Office, Rutland VT

UVM Extension farm business educators are available to work one-on-one with farmers on their finances.

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The Local Motive: Part 1 Introduction/Production - Screening & Discussion

Our grandparents' generation knew where their food came from but, today, food is much more readily available and commonly delivered through a vast, global industrialized system. Seasonality is less a factor in our daily diets, and doesn't always affect availability or affordability. While this miracle of industrialization allows for a more diversified diet and a great deal of cheap food, one cost of these innovations has been the connection between consumers and the people who produce their food. The Local Motive is an opportunity to change that.

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Barry Estabrook book signing and talk

Barry Estabrook, author or Tomatoland and Pig Tales and three time James Beard Award winner to speak on social justice in the food industry.

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Job Listings

Pack Shed Team Leader wanted (Long Wind Farm)

Long Wind Farm is seeking a manager to lead the harvesting and packing of our organic greenhouse tomatoes in East Thetford, VT.  The successful candidate for this year-round position will have good organizational skill and possess good communication.  Experience with spreadsheets is a plus, but not a requirement.  Candidates must also demonstrate good leadership…

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Farm & Forest Viability Program Internship (Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program)

The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program, a program of the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, provides business planning to 80 Vermont farm, food and forestry businesses per year in order to enhance the long-term economic viability of Vermont’s working landscape. The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program is seeking a…

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Farm stand team member (Pete's Greens)

Located in Craftsbury the Pete’s Greens farm stand serves its community by providing a wide variety of fresh seasonal organic produce along with local cheeses and dairy products, pastured meats, fresh breads and eggs, and other local staples and goodies.  The farm stand is open daily from Mid-May to late…

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