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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Food Connects Hires New Farm to School Coordinator

Food Connects is excited to welcome Michelle Pinter-Petrillo to their team as their new Farm to School Coordinator. Michelle is the third Farm to School team member and will support Farm to School teams in the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union, Windham Central Supervisory Union, and Springfield School District.

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Windham Grows Farm & Food Business Accelerator Accepting Applications for BIPOC-focused 2020-2021 Cohort

In the interest of creating equity in our food systems, and our continuing work to incorporate long-silenced voices of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) farmers and food-producers in our programming, our next Windham Grows cohort will be made up of BIPOC farmers and food entrepreneurs.

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Everyone Eats! Brattleboro receives boost in funding

Everyone Eats! Brattleboro (EE!B)—a restaurant stimulus and community food program—will continue through the end of 2020 thanks to a $654,210 grant from the state. The program brings nutritional relief, care, and comfort to the community and vital financial support to local restaurants.

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Meetings & Events

Community Teaching Garden Course

6 month long, hands-on gardening course in organic vegetable gardening, culinary & medicinal herbs, cutting flowers, herbalism & food preservation.

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Grassroots Organizing as a Form of Local Resiliency

Strong communities are resilient communities, able to support those in need through troubling times. This panel highlights grassroots organizers who are strengthening their communities’ ability to address and repair systemic inequities, rising food insecurity, and other vulnerabilities that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. These womxn discuss the power of grassroots organizing, strategy adaptations to the current situation, and envision what strong communities can look like in Vermont.

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Racial Justice in the Vermont Food System Panel & Discussion

Please join facilitators Naomi Doe Moody and Amber Skye Arnold of the Susu Healing Collective and a panel of People of Color who are part of Vermont’s farm and food system to hear about needed work to address racial inequities and injustice - and work towards a just and thriving system for all.

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Job Listings

Contracts & Grants Administrator (Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets)

The Agriculture Development Division seeks a highly motivated individual to provide fund oversight of the newly awarded USDA Dairy Business Innovation Center and will lead the Division’s grants and contracts team. The Vermont-Northeast DBIC is currently funded with $6.5 million dollars and supports the dairy sector through grants, technical assistance,…

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General Manager (Grow Compost of Vermont)

At Grow Compost of Vermont, we’re passionate about our community – our farms, our neighbors, and the natural world. We work closely with local farms to transform food scraps and other nutrient-rich, organic material into rich, fertile soil for the growth of verdant space, the production of clean energy, and…

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Wellness Assistant Wanted! (Springfield Food Co-op)

Come join our wellness team for an opportunity to provide the best service in the area! The Springfield Food Co-op is adding to our Wellness Team. Half-time position opening up, 15-20 hours a week to start with the potential for more. One weekend day plus a few weekdays. This position…

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Food System Tweets

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VT Dept of Health

@healthvermont

There is still time to fill out your census! If Vermonters don’t fill out the #census we will lose out on fed fund… https://t.co/IfGPpYUDdF

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VTAgencyofAg

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