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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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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ServSafe Manager's Food Safety Course

Successful participants who pass the exam at the end of the day receive a ServSafe Food Protection Manager certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute.

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Job Listings

Pastry Chef (Philo Ridge Farm)

Position Overview The Pastry Chef will work with the guidance and lead of the Executive Chef to execute a pastry program for breakfast, all day, and packaged, centered around baking with old world grains such as buckwheat, rye and spelt; food varieties of sweeteners such as honey, coconut sugar,…

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Sous Chef (Philo Ridge Farm)

Philo Ridge Farm is a 400-acre historic farm that brings together the rich cultural past of the region to develop the local agricultural economy and respect the ecosystem. We strive to be a beautiful, functional farm at the forefront of research, innovation, and conversation around our food. The property is…

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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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