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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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The Food and Farm Initiative of the Vermont Community Foundation Awards More Than $660,000 in Grants to Connect More Vermonters with Healthy, Local Food

The Vermont Community Foundation has announced that its Food and Farm Initiative has made more than $660,000 to 11 organizations working to connect more Vermonters with healthy, local food in the Initiative’s final grant round. Half of the total granted out was made possible thanks to the partnership of donors and fundholders at the Foundation, including $75,000 in support from the High Meadows Fund.

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More Vermonters Choosing Full Fat Dairy

An increasing number of people are choosing full-fat dairy, both nationally and in Vermont, according to retail data from IRi, a market research firm. The trend is related to the growing desire for simple, natural, and whole foods—plus recent research that indicates full-fat dairy may have a solid place in a healthy diet.

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Wild for Pollinators - New Initiative Encourages Easy Way to Help Protect Pollinators

Across the world, and in our own backyards, many pollinator populations are being threatened by pesticide use, habitat loss, climate change, parasites and disease problems, and more. Wild for Pollinators is a new Vermont initiative raising awareness about the need for pollinator conservation, and encouraging communities to create more pollinator habitat.

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Meetings & Events

The Local Motive: Part 2 Processing - Screening & Discussion

Our grandparents' generation knew where their food came from but, today, food is much more readily available and commonly delivered through a vast, global industrialized system. Seasonality is less a factor in our daily diets, and doesn't always affect availability or affordability. While this miracle of industrialization allows for a more diversified diet and a great deal of cheap food, one cost of these innovations has been the connection between consumers and the people who produce their food. The Local Motive is an opportunity to change that.

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Farm Business and Budget Clinics: Farm Service Agency, Middlebury VT

UVM Extension farm business educators are available to work one-on-one with farmers on their finances.

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Made in Vermont Marketplace

This is your opportunity to come and enjoy browsing, tasting and purchasing products made all under one roof. You will be able to meet and talk with each artisan, maker and manufacturer of these fine goods. With over 125 exhibits, you will discover products you did not know existed in Vermont.

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Job Listings

Director of Social Research and Advocacy (Clean Yield Asset Management)

Clean Yield Seeks Director of Social Research and Advocacy Vermont-based Clean Yield Asset Management is a growing socially responsible investment advisor serving a committed base of high net worth clients. We integrate values-based social screening into our investment process, have a history of focused and influential shareholder activism, and are heavily…

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Pack Shed Team Leader wanted (Long Wind Farm)

Long Wind Farm is seeking a manager to lead the harvesting and packing of our organic greenhouse tomatoes in East Thetford, VT.  The successful candidate for this year-round position will have good organizational skill and possess good communication.  Experience with spreadsheets is a plus, but not a requirement.  Candidates must also demonstrate good leadership…

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Farm & Forest Viability Program Internship (Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program)

The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program, a program of the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, provides business planning to 80 Vermont farm, food and forestry businesses per year in order to enhance the long-term economic viability of Vermont’s working landscape. The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program is seeking a…

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