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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Dairy Farmer Promotion Grant Available!

Up to $1,500 available per dairy farm in competitive grants for activities that help build public trust in dairy farming and grow dairy sales.

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Over 1,100 People Visited Miller Farm Virtually

More than 1,100 visitors gathered virtually on Zoom and around their breakfast tables for a tour of Miller Farm in Vernon for this year’s Vermont Breakfast on the Farm. The southern Vermont dairy farm is currently managed by three families, Pete and Angela Miller, Art and Judy Miller, and Keith and Tina Franklin.

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Food Connects Welcomes New Development Manager

Food Connects is excited to welcome Vickie Case to their team as their new Development Manager. Vickie’s work will connect the organization to more community members, businesses, and organizations throughout the region and strengthen its annual fund program.

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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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Farm to School Professional Development Series

New virtual professional development series for Vermont K-12 teachers implementing food systems, nutrition education, and hands-on learning opportunities into their curriculum. Topics include food justice, trauma informed practices, student engagement, school gardening and cooking.

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Level Up Your Social Media Presence: An Intermediate’s Guide

If you manage your farm or agribusiness’ social media and want to take it to the next level, this training is for you. You’ll learn proven ways to increase your followers, create more engaging content, and be sure that your “likes” aren’t just from your friends in agriculture.

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Job Listings

Local Food Production Manager (Center for an Agricultural Economy)

We’re looking for the right mix of production and management skills to add to our Farm-to-Institution social enterprise, Just Cut!    Just Cut is a social enterprise of the Center for Agricultural Economy and an essential connection between food growers and buyers that operates out of one of the Vermont Food Venture…

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Specialty Food Production Assistant (Mixed Up Nut Butter)

Availability: Up to two 10-hour shifts/month Location: Hardwick, VT Organization: Mixed Up Nut Butter, LLC (mixedupnutbutter.com) Job Summary We pride ourselves in our natural gourmet tree nut butters and are seeking someone experienced in food production (manufacturing, or foodservice) to assist with higher production volumes in a shared kitchen as we grow. Don’t have experience, but…

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Farmland Conservation Analyst (Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB))

Join our team, evaluating farmland conservation grant applications and assisting with the administration of the VHCB Farmland Conservation Program to conserve important agricultural land. Help with policy development and provide technical assistance and capacity-building support in collaboration with applicants and partners. Qualifications include experience with agricultural land conservation easements and…

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Food System Tweets

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Vermont Foodbank

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