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(802) 434-4122
14 Pleasant Street
Richmond, VT 05477


People

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Erin Buckwalter
Direct Marketing & Community Food Security Coordinator (802) 434-4122 Add to Collection
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I work in a variety of roles within the Vermont Food System: with direct marketers providing technical assistance and professional development opportunities; working to increase access to fresh, local food for all Vermonters by coordinating our Farm Share and Farmers' Markets/CSAs food access work; and supporting local food procurement by Vermont institutions through our Farm to Institution work.
Sam Fuller
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Sam Fuller manages NOFA-VT’s Technical Assistance Program, which provides an array of services to commercial farmers ranging from in-depth whole farm business planning and technical production assistance to educational offerings and industry development. His work focuses primarily on sustainable livestock production, meat processing and value chain integration. Prior to joining NOFA-VT in 2008, he managed a number of different agricultural enterprises including a pasture-based livestock operation, a diversified crop farm and a multi-farm producer co-op. Sam graduated from Colorado College with a degree in Anthropology. His focus was on food systems, agricultural economics and migrant labor. His thesis work was on "Localizing Culture - How a New Agricultural Model Could Save the Family Farm".
Enid Wonnacott
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Enid Wonnacott has been the Executive Director of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont since 1987. NOFA-VT works to increase consumer access to local and organic foods, provides educational opportunities for farmers, gardeners and homesteaders, and offers technical assistance to commercial farmers. Wonnacott grew up in Weybridge, Vermont, attended St. Lawrence University and then returned home for a master’s degree in Natural Resource Planning from the University of Vermont. She lives in Huntington on a small homestead with her family.
Caitlin Gildrien
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Caitlin Gildrien is NOFA's Outreach Coordinator and editor of the quarterly newsletter, NOFA Notes. She studied graphic design at Drexel University and received her bachelor's degree in Agroecology from Prescott College. When not coordinating outreach, she helps her husband run Gildrien Farm, writes, cooks, and chases her toddler.
Michael Good
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Community Food Security Programs Coordinator at NOFA-VT. I moved to Vermont to complete the Farmer Training Program at the University of Vermont in 2013. Prior to moving to Vermont, I earned a BA in Public Health Studies from Johns Hopkins University. While living in Baltimore, I worked on food systems mapping projects with the Center for a Livable Future and healthy stores projects in the city’s food deserts with the Center for Human Nutrition at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Rachel Fussell
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NOFA-VT Education and Beginning Farmer Coordinator
Kim Mercer
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Maddie Monty
Office Manager & Policy Advisor (802) 434-4122 Add to Collection
Jen Miller
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Jen manages NOFA-VT's Farmer Services Program which provides business planning services, technical assistance, one-on-one farmer mentorships, and educational opportunities for Vermont's organic and sustainable farmers.
Lauren Young
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A native of Colorado, Lauren came to New England in 2014 to help organize the Common Ground Country Fair. She received her BA in Environmental Science at Carleton College and has worked on a handful of organic agriculture operations in Maine including a seed garlic production, a dairy specializing in sheep blue cheese, and a u-pick blueberry farm.
Kyla Bedard
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Education & Dairy Program Coordinator for NOFA-VT
Jennifer Porter
Community Food Security Programs Coordinator 802-434-4122 Add to Collection

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