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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.


Important Farmland Conserved in Dummerston

Mike Barrett of Stoneholm Farm worked with the Vermont Land Trust to conserve a 61-acre farm field located along Interstate 91. Mike uses this field to grow corn, alfalfa, and grass for his 660-head dairy herd in Putney.

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Community Kitchen Academy Celebrates Graduation in Barre

Culinary Students Ready for Employment

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Sweetland Farm in Norwich Grows their Business

Norah Lake and Chris Polashenski of Sweetland Farm are expanding their business to serve more customers in the Upper Valley. To make this happen, the couple bought an adjacent 32-acre parcel from Jessica and Edward Polashenski, Chris’s parents, who conserved it with the Vermont Land Trust.

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Meetings & Events

Registration Deadline for "The Art of Negotiation: Getting What You Need" Webinar Series

An online workshop series, January 18 & 25, 2-3 pm We will explore how to prepare for, and execute, a successful negotiation. This interactive workshop will address negotiation from the perspective of women farmers and the issues most relevant to them.

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The Art of Natural Cheesemaking

“The Art of Natural Cheesemaking” offers a well-rounded understanding of the opportunities available to safely and deliciously create value-added dairy products ecologically and without reliance on manufactured cultures. We will prepare many styles of cheese and study the stages of their evolution, gaining insight into how an array of cheeses can evolve from the very same milk, with the same culture, and the same rennet.

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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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Job Listings

Communications Manager (Vermont Fresh Network)

The Vermont Fresh Network (VFN) is a 501(c)3 organization founded in 1996 to promote connections between farmers and chefs, and engage the dining public in supporting the local food system. Our network is diverse and includes a range of culinary professionals, along with farmers and food artisans. We support transparency…

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Membership Manager (Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR))

VBSR is hiring! The Membership Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic approach to VBSR membership and development. This includes recruitment and retention of VBSR members and soliciting funding such as sponsorships to support VBSR programs and services. The Manager is also responsible for ensuring successful implementation of member…

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Fulfillment and Operations Team Member (Vermont Compost Company)

Full-time, hourly position with benefits (vacation, holiday, IRA and more), most often a Mon-Fri schedule with occasional weekend work. This position primarily works within the fulfillment department - preparing potting soil orders for shipment. The work is physical and often out in the elements and our busiest months are November-May. From…

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