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.


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Kayhart Family Hosts 2,000 for Breakfast, Dairy Farm Tour

On Saturday, July 28th, more than 2,000 people came to Kayhart Brothers Dairy Farm for a day of excitement, delicious food, and education. It was Vermont Breakfast on the Farm hosted by the Kayhart Family. The free, public event included a pancake breakfast and self-guided tour of the dairy farm. Visitors experienced the life and business of modern dairy farming in the Green Mountain State, led by families like the Kayharts – working to produce a wholesome product for a growing world.

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Technical Assistance and Training Available to Vermont’s Composters

2018 Vermont Compost Operator Certification Training will be held this fall.

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Vermont Cheesemakers Win Best of Show at American Cheese Society Competition

VERMONT CHEESEMAKERS TAKE HOME 36 RIBBONS
AT THE 35th ANNUAL AMERICAN CHEESE SOCIETY COMPETITION
Winners Announced on July 27 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The 2018 ACS competition saw 13 Vermont cheesemakers awarded 36 ribbons, including Best of Show for Harbison and a second-place Best of Show finish for Calderwood, both produced by Jasper Hill Farm in Greensboro, VT.

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Meetings & Events

Orchard Strolls & Hard Cider Tasting at Scott Farm during VT Open Farm Week

Take a stroll through the heirloom orchard with Scott Farm Orchardist Zeke Goodband and sample hard ciders by Whetstone Ciderworks during VT Open Farm Weekend!

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Exploring Fruit Preservation through Peaches with Andrea Chesman at Scott Farm Orchard

Pack summer into a jar--learn to preserve peaches on the farm where they are grown with cookbook author Andrea Chesman!

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Artificial Insemination of Dairy Cattle and Reproductive Management

Students will receive an overview of the bovine reproductive cycle and common reproductive management interventions.

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Job Listings

Farm Business Advisor (NOFA Vermont)

NOFA-VT is looking to hire a Farm Business Advisor to provide high quality, responsive services to support farmers at all levels of development.  This position works with both beginning and established farmers one-on-one and in groups to address a diversity of business viability, production, and quality of life issues.  The Farm…

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Pickup & Delivery Driver/Warehouse (Vermont Foodbank)

FULL-TIME, NON-EXEMPT This position primarily pickup and delivery of food; as well as, receipt, warehousing, fulfillment, inventory and management of all products stored in the Vermont Foodbank warehouses. General Responsibilities: Works cooperatively and be able to communicatewith staff and volunteers to support the mission of the Foodbank to meet and sustain Foodbank goals. Positively…

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Sustinability Programs Specialist (Cabot Creamery Cooperative)

If you have sustainability experience and a related college degree, and if you want to work for a reputable company with a true sustainability focus, this is the position for you.  The selected individual will amplify and capably provide back-up support to the Director of Sustainability across Agri-Mark’s sustainability scope…

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