Vermont Food System Atlas

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Wilderness

Wilderness Society

@Wilderness

"Forests are the lungs of our land...giving fresh strength to our people."-FDR https://t.co/s9PrMFnG4k

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Food Tank

@Food_Tank

How do we stop deforestation? Give indigenous people rights to land! https://t.co/mOQjyw96kw @magdalenamis1 https://t.co/00GyCn6Es9


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.


News & Announcements

Online Learning, Global Programs, Farm Enhancements, and Nationwide Leadership: Innovation Thrives in Food Systems Education at Vermont’s Higher Ed Schools

This summer Vermont’s colleges and universities are buzzing with inventive and hands-on learning that drives global food system solutions. The seven members of the Vermont Higher Education Food Systems Consortium are continuing to expand their presence in the nationwide food systems movement, creating pacesetters to lead the charge in the way the nation sources, grows, processes, purchases, regulates, and contemplates food. Together, Vermont’s food systems educators, students, and entrepreneurs are making Vermont a national epicenter of food systems education.

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Community scale biodigester demonstrates renewable energy, waste reduction, and nutrient management in Vermont

Anaerobic digester at Vermont Technical College can be replicated by colleges and municipalities nationwide to keep excess nutrients out of watersheds and food residuals out of landfills while generating renewable electricity

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Vermont Open Farm Week Returns August 15‐21, Celebrates Local Food Origins

Vermont farms welcome the public into the field to dig into the local agricultural economy

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Meetings & Events

Integrative Permaculture Course

Join us at Metta Earth Institute's 2016 Ecological Leadership Intensives for our Integrative Permaculture course. PDC and Advanced PDC!

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Farm Business and Budget Clinics: UVM Extension Office, Rutland VT

UVM Extension Farm business educators are available to work one-on-one with farmers on their finances. Schedule your appointment now!

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Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk at Shelburne Farms with Lani Courtney

This “weed walk” is offered in partnership with Railyard Apothecary by Urban Moonshine & Burlington Herb Clinic and will introduce participants to medicinal plants commonly found on different parts of the Vermont farm landscape.

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Job Listings

Flower Farm seeks Late-Season Field Workers (Third Branch Flower, LLC)

Are you interested in cut flower farming? Do you want to work in a gorgeous setting in Central Vermont? We have the job for you! We are a family operated cut flower farm in Roxbury Vermont and are seeking late-season field crew for our digging/dividing season August 15-October 15. We have…

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Fall Farmstand & Coffee Shop Crew (Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center)

Cedar Circle Farm has been growing flowers and certified organic fruits and vegetables along the Connecticut River since 2001. We currently have forty acres under cultivation, as well as 25,000 square feet of greenhouse space. We are an organic farm with a social mission. We engage the community to develop and…

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Health Care Share Coordinator - AmeriCorps VISTA (The Farm at the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC))

The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) is hiring a creative, hard-working, and motivated individual to assist multiple Vermont communities grow and develop the state’s Health Care Share.   The Health Care Share (HCS) is a community-based public health project that connects Vermont families who are unable to afford or access fresh…

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