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Farm to Plate is Vermont’s statewide initiative to increase economic
development and jobs in the farm and food sector and improve access
to healthy local food for all Vermonters.


News & Announcements

The Lunchbox offers free children's meals, educational programming throughout summer

“It’s a different kind of good,” Saulius Bachand, age six, remarked after finishing his free meal provided by the Lunchbox, a summer meal program and mobile learning kitchen.

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VHCB Awards $5.2 Million to Create and Rehabilitate Affordable Housing and Conserve Farmland, Recreational Access and Forestland

June 29, 2015
MONTPELIER - The Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB) announced grants today totaling $5,215,623 to develop and rehabilitate 216 affordable homes, to protect 377 acres of agricultural land on three farms, to conserve 340 acres of forest land in the towns of Pownal, Shrewsbury and Mendon, and to provide permanent public access to a swimming hole in Johnson.

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UVM Signs New Dining Contract to Better Serve Campus Community, Support University Values and Priorities

The University of Vermont has signed a new dining services contract with Sodexo that will better respond to student dining preferences, will provide greater integration with academic food system initiatives, and will be closely aligned with institutional priorities and values.

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Meetings & Events

Garden Soirée with Jenni Johnson & The Junketeers

Bring your dancing shoes for this fun evening with Jenni Johnson & The Junketeers, hearty garden-inspired snacks, cash bar, and silent auction to benefit the Vermont Community Garden Network.

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Celebrate Your Farmer Social

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Join us for farm-fresh pizza and a celebration of Consider Bardwell Farm, producing artisan cheeses from goat and cow’s milk. Come and enjoy dinner baked in NOFA-VT’s wood-fired pizza oven, followed by a farm tour.

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Value-added Processing Facility Tour

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Value-added processing for farm operators is an exciting arena; but depends heavily on volumes, food safety and good systems. This workshop will review the big picture of regulatory compliance and food safety considerations, and provide a tour of the Vermont Food Venture Center.

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Job Listings

Head Chef (Down Home Kitchen)

Down Home, a new, much-anticipated, community-minded Southern comfort food restaurant opening at 100 Main Street (next to craft beer mecca Three Penny Taproom) in the center of Vermont's capitol, Montpelier, seeks both a talented, creative and serious Head Chef to work with owner in menu development, costing, hiring and opening…

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Working Lands Coordinator (Temp) (Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets)

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, seeks to fill a Temporary position to support the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative with their work in administering a multi-faceted funding program for the investment of over $1 million into Vermont agriculture and forest-based businesses. The Vermont Working Lands Enterprise Initiative was…

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Food Engagement Leader and Gleaning Coordinator (Healthy Roots Collaborative)

This position is part of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps).  The VHCB AmeriCorps program supports the innovative dual-goal approach to creating stable affordable housing opportunities for Vermont residents while preserving the natural and working landscape.  VHCB is a national service program that places AmeriCorps members with…

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