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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.


News & Announcements

Vermont Farmers will go for the gold at the first annual NOFA Vermont “Farmer Olympics”

On August 12th, farmers will show off their finely-honed skills in events ranging from physical to cerebral to plain ridiculous, competing in events like: “Chicken Tractor Pull,” “Rock Hump,” “Plumbing Puzzle,” “Chuckin' Eggs,” and the “Deer Fence Limbo.”

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Learn How to Compost Through Vermont Master Composter Course

Turning food scraps and yard trimmings into nutrient-rich organic matter provides a healthy, less expensive alternative to purchasing compost and fertilizer for your lawn or garden. It also keeps food waste out of the landfill, in compliance with the Vermont Universal Recycling Law.

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Vermont Open Farm Week, August 3-9, Celebrates Local Food Origins

Vermont farms open their doors to a public interested in learning more about where food comes from and supporting the local agricultural economy

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Meetings & Events

Vermont Open Farm Week

Vermont Farmers open doors to public in first statewide Open Farm Week

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Wild Mushroom Gathering I

Learn about harvesting, handling, preparation, marketing and regulations regarding wild, and introduced, mushrooms. Institute for Applied Agriculture & Food Systems at Vermont Tech

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Milk Quality

Increase the quality of your dairy farm's milk in this hands-on short course. Institute for Applied Agriculture & Food Systems at Vermont Tech

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Job Listings

AGRICULTURAL LOAN ASSISTANT (Vermont Agricultural Credit Corporation (VACC))

VACC has an excellent opportunity for a team-oriented individual to fill the position of Agricultural Loan Assistant providing administrative and technical support to loan officers.  The position requires an upbeat professional with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to learn other programs.  Strong written and verbal skills, accuracy…

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Community Organizer/Advocate (Rural Vermont)

If you have a passion for helping to build equitable and prosperous rural communities by empowering family farmers, Rural Vermont would like to hear from you. We seek a multi-talented individual with solid skills who shares our values and would thrive as part of our team. Essential skills/knowledge are:  Excellent in-person,…

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Chef/Local Food Purchasing Agent (Vermont Agency of Education)

Organization: Chittenden East Supervisory Union #12, Richmond Elementary School  The chef/local purchasing agent is responsible for promoting the vision of healthy foods/farm to school program. Implementing all aspects of the program, collaborating with other educators and supervising kitchen staff as needed from the manager. Individuals who have participated in School Nutrition Association…

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