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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Workshop Series for Farmers and Food Producers

Hanover Co-op launches 10-session series aimed at helping farms and food producers. As part of its broader effort to support food production in New England, the Hanover Co-op has launched a low-cost series of workshops aimed at farmers and food producers. Sessions are scheduled for each Friday in March and include presentations by experts in food safety, production and delivery, financing, direct sales, and more. Each workshop is priced at $5, with all proceeds going to local 4-H Clubs.

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Vital Communities Recruits Vendors for Flavors of the Valley Local Food Expo

Vital Communities invites local farms and farm-based businesses to be vendors at Flavors of the Valley on April 7 in Hartford. It’s the not-to-be-missed opportunity for businesses looking to connect directly with consumers who love local food!

Early-bird rates up to 25 percent off are available for vendors who register through February 17. This year Vital Communities is also offering mini-grants to reduce costs for farms and food businesses; registration and application details are online at vitalcommunities.org/flavors.

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Local Food Trade Show Showcases the Region’s Best Local Food - March 5, 2019

8TH ANNUAL SPECIALTY CROP & LOCAL FOOD TRADE SHOW IN BOSTON, TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019. The event will offer one-stop shopping for wholesale buyers seeking to expand their offering of local food, including specialty crops, value-added products, meat, dairy and seafood. At this event, buyers will have the unique opportunity to meet 100 local farmers and producers who grow and craft some of New England’s finest foods. Vendor booths are free for specialty crop producers.

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Meetings & Events

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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ACORN Winter Workshop: Meet & expand into new markets successfully

Learn from the best: Two great speakers for this seminar

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2019 Vermont Dairy Producers Conference

Farmers and agricultural leaders from New England and New York are invited to attend the Vermont Dairy Producers Conference on February 26th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm to hear about timely topics from industry experts, and to share best practices.

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Job Listings

Deliver Organic Veggies! (Pete's Greens)

Pete's Greens has an immediate, full time position open for a delivery driver.  The primary duty is delivering wholesale and CSA boxes to customers across northern and central Vermont and to the Capital City Farmers’ Market in Montpelier during the summer season. Secondary duties include washing and packing vegetables and…

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Greenhouse Tech (year-round, full-time) (Pete's Greens)

We're seeking a motivated, talented individual to work in our 50,000 square ft of heated and 2.5 acres of unheated greenhouses and tunnels. We grow a huge array of crops year-round indoors from arugula to zucchini.  Primary tasks include assisting to execute the greenhouse management plan and directing a team…

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VOF Office and Database Manager (NOFA Vermont)

This position will support the certification staff in the annual process of verifying the organic production practices of our clients.  Applicants should have strong organizational skills, attention to detail and should work proficiently in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and Word. VOF uses Salesforce and Form Assembly for our database…

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Food System Tweets

FarmersGov

Farmers.gov

@FarmersGov

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VermontFoodbank

Vermont Foodbank

@VermontFoodbank

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