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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Vermont Tech Offering Meat Cutting: Butchering Courses

Vermont Tech is offering meat cutting: butchering training that will cover the basics of whole-animal butchery with both instruction and hands-on demonstration. Participants will learn how to break down beef, pork, chicken, and lamb into primals, subprimals, and case-ready cuts. Value added processing, such as sausage, smokes hams, and bacon will also be covered, with an emphasis on food safety, sourcing, and maintaining high utilization of whole animals.

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Food Connects Welcomes New Food Hub Local Food Procurement Coordinator

Food Connects is excited to welcome David Paysnick to their Food Hub team as their new Local Food Procurement Coordinator.

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NOFA-VT Announces Vermont Family Farmer of the Month Award Accepting Applications through February 28th

Farmers invited to apply at https://www.vermontfamilyfarmeraward.org/

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Meetings & Events

Real Organic Project Virtual Symposium - 60+ Speakers

The 2021 Virtual Symposium happens every Sunday from 3-5pm EST! One ticket gets you into all five sessions or register for a Germinate Pass to view recorded content for 72 hours after each session. We would love for thousands of students, eaters, growers and doers to watch and bring the conversation back to their communities. Don’t miss the limited release compilation of interviews and real-time gathering of over 60 prominent organic farmers, scientists, and climate activists who hope to answer “Can real organic farming be saved?”. Speakers include Al Gore, Bill McKibben, Vandana Shiva, Dan Barber, Alice Waters, Jean-Martin Fortier, Karen Washington, and many more!

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Vermont Compost Operator Certification Training

Registration Open to Vermonters for Remote Training

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UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

Learn to create a healthy, sustainable home landscape & grow your own food! Become a volunteer and teach others environmentally friendly, research-based practices. Course offered online, statewide, non-credit.

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Job Listings

Assistant Garden Manager (Trenchers Farmhouse)

Trenchers Farmhouse, a small farm and pasta company are looking for an assistant garden manager. This full time postion (40 hours a week) runs from April to mid November. We are looking for someone excited about growing heirloom veggies, raising pasture hens and learning with us to create a fun,…

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Farm to Institution Production Manager (Center for an Agricultural Economy)

OPEN IMMEDIATELY: Farm to Institution PRODUCTION MANAGER We’re looking for the right mix of production and management skills to add to our Farm-to-Institution social enterprise, Just Cut! If you know food safety, have a background in industrial kitchen-work, have strong leadership qualities, and have an active interest in our local food…

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Hardwick Farmers Market Manager (Center for an Agricultural Economy)

  OPEN IMMEDIATELY: Hardwick Farmers Market - Market Manager (ContractPosition)   The Hardwick Farmers Market (HFM) and the Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) are looking for the right mix of market vision and enthusiasm, management and communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of audiences. If you…

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Food System Tweets

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Native American Agriculture Fund

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The Native American Agriculture Fund applauds the steps taken by USDA to Temporarily Suspend Debt Collections and F… https://t.co/2rfx9riijc

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VT Dept of Health

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He and the Governor have said that they will not get the vaccine until they are eligible. But they WILL get the vac… https://t.co/FRCZdwue0t