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Vermont Fresh Network Names New Executive Director

Helen Labun will be replacing Meghan Sheradin at the organization that has connected Vermont's farmers and chefs since 1996.

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Red Clover Inn & Restaurant Releases Summer Cocktail Menu

Cocktails that make the menu are simple, with complementary flavors. They feature Vermont-made spirits when possible, and warm-weather cocktails tend to be lighter and livelier with fresh fruit purée. With a preference for quality ingredients, fresh fruit, and a recipe that will allow a bartender to create a consistently delicious drink glass after glass, Red Clover Inn cocktails herald the unofficial start to summer.

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Breakfast on the Farm Gearing up for Another Year of Fun in Vermont

Want to know where your food comes from? This summer, you can go straight to the source. Vermont's Breakfast on the Farm will be held in East Montpelier Saturday, June 17, 2017 and in Bridport on July 22, 2017. Breakfast on the Farm is a free, public celebration where you’ll meet the cows and farm families who work hard to make nutritious and wholesome dairy foods for Vermont and beyond.

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The Heifers will stroll again in Brattleboro!

The 16th annual Strolling of the Heifers Weekend, featuring a parade of flower-bedecked heifer calves led by future farmers up the historic Main Street of Brattleboro, Vermont takes place June 2, 3 and 4. Organizers promise many special surprises for the occasion.

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Two Historic Agreements to Protect Exit 4 Farmland and Open Space, Randolph

For many of us, the vistas and agricultural feel at Exit 4 are an iconic part of the central Vermont experience. Working together, Exit 4 Open Space and several large non profit groups are working and raising money to preserve 160 acres of prime agricultural land with the best views offered by any Vermont interstate exit. Massive commercial and light industrial development on the scale of Exit 12 may be prevented.

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Slow Money Vermont to host Local Impact Investing Education Series at VSECU and King Arthur Flour

Slow Money Vermont and a coalition of partners host national thought-leader Marco Vangelisti in May for two-day series on local impact investing.

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Training & Savings Program for Vermont's Next Generation of Farmers Seeks Youth Participants, Deadline May 15

Successful applicants will work with a mentor and farm business management experts to write a business plan and learn about the financial side of operating an agricultural enterprise. Throughout the year they also will participate in workshops, network with established farmers and receive other aid relevant to their operation.

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Vermont’s Ag Secretary and Fish & Wildlife Commissioner Praise Farmer/Hunter Partnerships

As hunters across Vermont gear up for the 2017 turkey season, Vermont’s Ag Secretary and Fish and Wildlife Commissioner are praising the many farmers and hunters, who work together the steward Vermont’s land.

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UVM Achieves 20 Percent 'Real Food' Served in Dining Halls, Sets New Goal

The University of Vermont announced on Monday the achievement of the Real Food Campus Commitment, a university pledge signed in 2012 to track and increase responsible food sourcing on campus. The university is meeting the 20 percent Real Food milestone three years early, having originally set out to meet this goal by 2020.

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New leadership announced at Vermont Farm to Plate

Promotion and new hire to coordinate the Vermont Farm to Plate Network’s progress implementing the 10-year Farm to Plate food system plan

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