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.


NRCS announces April 20 deadline for VT farmers to apply for agronomic practices, high tunnel assistance

NRCS' Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) can help farmers install practices like cover crops which prevent erosion, supply nutrients to crops, suppress weeds, and improve soil health. EQIP can also help with installation of high tunnels systems which help protect plants from weather extremes and extend the growing season.

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Energy Fund Offers Grant for Heat Recovery from Compost

Innovative Yet Proven Technology Captures Heat, Cuts Processing Time and Labor

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Salvation Farms’ Third Cohort Successfully Completes Workforce Development Training

Through this program, trainees who have barriers to employment learn on-the-job skills in food handling and light manufacturing, earn transferable industry-recognized certifications, gain food systems awareness, and hone their job-readiness skills.

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Meetings & Events

The Dish: Apples, Getting to the Core

City Market and the Intervale Center have teamed up to create an exploratory series called The Dish. With support from ArtsRiot, we host quarterly panel discussions that dive into hot food issues with the help of local experts. Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:30pm – 7:00pm ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St Doors open at 5:00pm. Cash bar.

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Basic Welding

At the end of this training you will have the skills to fix equipment around the farm, house or business.

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Writing a Produce Safety Plan for your Fruit & Vegetable Farm

Join UVM Extension staff member and Vermont CAPS coordinator, Hans Estrin, for a conversation on how to build a produce safety plan that works for your farm's scale and budget.

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Job Listings

Dump Truck Driver (Green Mountain Compost)

Dump Truck Driver GMC is seeking a seasonal full-time Dump Truck Driver (non-CDL) to assist in residential and commercial delivery of compost and other products. Late March through June. Five days per week between Monday and Sunday 8 am – 4:30 pm. Some weekend work required. $15.50/hr. Submit a completed job application,…

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Seasonal Production Assistant/Operator (Green Mountain Compost)

GMC is seeking a Production Assistant/Operator to help prepare for our busy season of product sales. Late March through May. Five days per week between Monday and Sunday 8 am – 4:30 pm, Some weekend work required. $14/hr. Submit a completed job application, or a resume and cover letter by…

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Live-in Garden Manager (Heartbeet Lifesharing)

The Garden Manager oversees our one-acre annual vegetable and flower garden operation. This includes seed and supply ordering, sowing, transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, storing, and everything in between. The Garden Manager heads crews to accomplish all these tasks, working side-by-side with individuals of mixed abilities. At least two full seasons of…

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