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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VT Community Loan Fund Finances VT Farms & Food Producers in 1st Quarter 2018

The Vermont Community Loan Fund helped finance three Vermont farms and food producers in the first quarter of 2018, through its SPROUT deferred payment loan program, and other programs. Total financing from the first quarter reached $983,000.

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Breakfast on the Farm Set for Another Year of Fun June 23 & July 28

Free pancakes, cute cows and fun activities on the farm – it’s all happening at Vermont's Breakfast on the Farm at the Gervais Family Farm in Enosburg Falls on Saturday, June 23rd, and at Kayhart Brothers Dairy Farm in West Addison on Saturday, July 28th.
Breakfast on the Farm is a free, public celebration designed to teach people about modern dairy farming and introduce the farm families who work hard to produce nutritious and wholesome dairy foods for Vermont and beyond.

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Slow Living Summit Explores the Future of Farm & Food Entrepreneurship

Presented by the Strolling of the Heifers Windham Grows, this year’s Summit asks – “How can you create and grow a resilient food business that affects your community in a positive way?”

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Meetings & Events

Open Farm Week: Farm Registration

Farmers: Open Farm Week is a great way to engage with customers and your community. At this point, we want to make sure that you have the week on your calendars so you can start planning. Remember, you can choose any day during the week to host an event, or have events on multiple days. Registration for farm participation is open now on the new DigInVT.com and will run until July 2nd - note that the deadline to request scholarships and TA is May 15th.

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Charcuterie: Artisanal Preparation & Preservation of Meat

This five-day course provides students with the practical and scientific knowledge needed to create artisanal meat products at home or in a small-scale professional setting. Students will learn the fundamentals of processing, salting, fermenting, and curing pork.

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Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Emma Merritt

Back by popular demand, our Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk Series returns to Shelburne Farms this summer!

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Job Listings

CDL-B TRUCK DRIVER/WAREHOUSE WORKER (Vermont Foodbank)

This full time position reports to the driver supervisor and entitles employee to all benefits.  This position primarily involves driving, loading, and unloading Vermont Foodbank vehicles at various sites in Vermont.  They will also be called upon to support general warehouse activities which includes reclamation activities and storage and moving…

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Major Gifts Officer (Vermont Foodbank)

Position Purpose:  The Major Gifts Officer will secure funds for the Vermont Foodbank by fulfilling the interests and passions of donors by providing them with giving opportunities, encouraging them to give and assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to the Foodbank and are upgraded in their…

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Chef (who loves farming and kids) (The Mountain School)

The Mountain School is excited to be adding a new chef to our team of local food professionals. If you are a trained chef or cook with an interest in farm-to-table cooking and want to develop your skills working with a year-round diet in a cold climate, this is the…

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