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.


$90,000 Now Available for Farming Sustainability and Food Safety Projects

December 10, 2018 / Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets released two Request for Proposals (RFPs) today. VAAFM is pleased to announce the availability of up to $90,000 of funding from these two programs to assist eligible Vermont farmers and food businesses to make upgrades to their operations and improve the sustainability of their businesses. The application period for both grant programs will be open from Monday, January 7th, 2019 until Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 12:00pm (noon). Awards will range from $2,000 to $5,000.

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Pie in the Sky: Stone’s Throw Pizza Launches with Vermont Community Loan Fund Financing VCLF Lends $349,000 in Q3 2018

Childhood best buds, Fairfax natives and culinary entrepreneurs Tyler Stratton and Silas Pollitt are serving much more than just pizza at their new localvore restaurant. They’re serving their community, with delicious food and a gathering place for neighbors, friends and family.

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Faces of Vermont Agriculture: New Video Series

Listen to Vermont's outstanding stewards of the land tell us, in their own words, why they are working hard to protect and improve soil and water quality on their farming operations.

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Meetings & Events

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR VENDORS: Buy Local Market during Consumer Night at Vermont Farm Show

Call for vendors for the 8th Annual Winter Buy Local Market to be held during Consumer Night at The Vermont Farm Show on January 30, 2019. The Buy Local Market will present consumers with an ideal opportunity to taste, learn, and buy Vermont agricultural products from across our state in one convenient location. Applications due December 21, 2018.

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UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

Learn to create a healthy, sustainable home landscape & grow your own food! Become a volunteer and teach others environmentally friendly, research-based practices. Course offered online, statewide, non-credit.

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Meat Cutting: Butchering Basics

This training will cover all of the basics of whole-animal butchery with both instruction and hands-on demonstration. Participants will learn how to break down beef, pork, chicken, and lamb into primals, subprimals, and case-ready cuts.

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Job Listings

General Manager (Buffalo Mountain Food Coop)

Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op​​ is a retail food cooperative of 1800 members and sales of just over $2 million. We are looking for a General Manager to help us grow into our next phase of business life. Located in the rural town of Hardwick in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont,…

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Farm Internship (Farm & Wilderness Foundation)

Position Summary: Farm Interns assist the farm managers in the care of the livestock, barns, and gardens and help administer program activities such as homesteading, crafting, and food preservation within the summer camps. Throughout the internship, the farm interns will learn hands on farm based skills including but not limited…

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Community Impact Programs Specialist (Vermont Foodbank)

VERMONT FOODBANK COMMUNITY IMPACT PROGRAMS SPECIALIST NON-EXEMPT, FULL TIME This position is based out of the Foodbank’s Barre location. Each week, this position will require approximately 3 days in the Barre office working on administrative, reporting, evaluation, data analysis and additional program needs and will require approximately 2 days traveling from Barre to…

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