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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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Registration open for full-season organic gardening class in Burlington

Want to grow your own fresh vegetables, but not sure where to start? Join the Community Teaching Garden – a 22-week beginner organic gardening course. Adult participants learn how to plant, cultivate, harvest, and preserve produce from their own plot and from shared garden space in a cooperative learning environment. Class takes place at the Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington from May to October. Visit www.vcgn.org to register.

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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. Farmers Care for the Land, and They Feed Us, Too!

This Valentine’s Day, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets is taking a moment to proclaim its love for Vermont’s farmers.

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Agency of Ag Awards Farm to School Grants to 13 Schools, Representing 10 Vermont Counties

Students and teachers representing nearly 20 schools from across Vermont crowded into the Statehouse Cafeteria in Montpelier on Wednesday along with legislators, government officials, and Vermont Farm to School Network leaders to celebrate Farm to School Awareness Day and honor 2017 grant winners. Over $121,000 in grants and technical supports were awarded to 13 schools, representing 10 Vermont counties, for the purpose of growing and developing farm to school programs. This year’s Farm to School grants will expand the reach of the Vermont Farm to School Program by 5,000 students, raising the total number of Vermont students with increased access to fresh, healthy, locally grown foods and nutrition education through the grant program to 40,000.

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Meetings & Events

UVM Extension Online Master Gardener Course

Extension Master Gardener Course Offered Online! Register by Jan. 2nd for a discount!!

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Vermont Dairy Producer's Conference

The 2017 Vermont Dairy Producer’s Conference is scheduled for February 21, 2017 at the Sheraton-Burlington Conference Center

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USDA State Technical Committee Meeting

The USDA State Technical Committee (STC) provides information, analysis and recommendations on a wide variety of policy issues to NRCS. Although State Technical Committees have no implementation or enforcement authority, USDA gives strong consideration to the Committee's recommendations. The next meeting is March 22 at the NRCS State Office. The meeting is open to the public

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Job Listings

Compliance specialist (Chittenden Solid Waste District)

Chittenden Solid Waste District – Compliance Specialist Are you passionate about reducing the flow of materials to the landfill? Are you an adept and friendly communicator? You might be exactly who we’re looking for! We have an opening for a part-time Compliance Specialist who will work with businessesto help them comply…

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

Local First Vermont Program Manager 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…

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Summer Camp Educator (Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center)

Full-time from June 26 -August 117 weeks, M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm We need experienced educators who are interested in helping to work with a developing, unique, farm-based summer program for area kids. Together, our staff will plan the weekly activities, build a safe environment for learning and fun, and make meaningful relationships with…

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