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.


Food Solutions New England Launches Fourth Racial Equity Challenge

Food Solutions New England is hosting its fourth 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge April 2-22, 2018, available wherever you are.

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Dairy Farmers Discuss Strategies for Continued Success at Annual Conference

Hundreds of dairy farmers, agricultural companies and industry experts met Tuesday to discuss the latest news and trends surrounding dairy in the region. The 2018 Annual Vermont Dairy Producers Conference (VDPC) is an opportunity for farmers in the Northeast to network, learn, and support each other in working towards success in 2018 and beyond.

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Leaders, Schools and Partners Gather at Farm to School and Childcare Grant Awards

A March 14, 2018 ceremony in the State House Cafeteria will celebrate the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets' investment of $201,650 in 40 Vermont schools and childcare programs to develop a farm to school program that will help develop and sustain relationships with local producers, enrich the educational experience of children, improve the health of Vermont children, and enhance Vermont’s agricultural economy. To welcome the 29 new grantees, VAAFM Secretary Anson Tebbetts will host a handful of guest speakers who will help make the ceremony special, including: Secretary of Education, Rebecca Holcombe; Betsy Rosenbluth of Vermont FEED; Senator Jane Kitchel; and other State leaders, students and legislators.

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Meetings & Events

Vermont Farmers Market Conference

Farmers markets are integral to our thriving local food culture. This one-day conference offers an array of learning and networking opportunities for market managers, board members, and organizers.

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Help reclaim the original meaning of organic

Those who care about organics must come together. The Real Organic Project unites eaters and farmers choosing a better way to grow food. Our intent is transformational. Our strategy is educational.

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Open Maple Sugarhouse

Stand in the steam and look down on the boiling sap, taste Rebecca's Raised Doughnuts, watch a tapping demonstration!

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Job Listings

Executive Director (Vermont Maple Sugar Makers' Association)

Organizational Description:  The Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association (VMSMA) is a non-profit agricultural membership organization organized in 1893. Located in Vermont, it is one of the oldest agricultural organizations in the United States. The organization works to use its collective purchasing power to provide a variety of benefits for its…

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Development Manager (Center for an Agricultural Economy)

CAE is looking for an experienced Development Manager to join the team in Hardwick! This role will report to the Executive Director, and will play a part in the long term and strategic vision and viability for our organization. The position is parttime to begin, with the potential of growing over…

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Executive Director (Hardwick Area Food Pantry)

The Hardwick Area Food Pantry (HAFP) has an exciting part-time opportunity to join our team as Executive Director. HAFP is a nonprofit that has provided food for people in need since 1970, thanks to the support of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church and other churches, donors, grantors, volunteers and…

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