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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Westminster Center School Celebrates Farm and Field Day

Stuffing scarecrows, painting pumpkins, cooking lunch over hot coals, and playing musical chairs… These are not your everyday school activities. But this is how the students at Westminster Center School spent the morning of October 29, when they celebrated their first Farm and Field Day.

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Cross-Pollination Gathering for School Garden Coordinators

Garden Coordinators from five Windham County Farm to School programs gathered at Guilford Central School for a “Cross-Pollination” event in late October.

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VHCB Viability Program Announces Next Round of Water Quality Grants

The Viability Program provides grants of up to $40,000 to help Vermont farmers invest in water quality-related on-farm infrastructure. Applications are due January 21, 2022.

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Meetings & Events

Free webinar: Soil Builders - Compost for Soil Function & Disease Suppression

CAV's FREE Soil Builder's program continues with Professor Deb Neher from UVM. We'll explore how composting can support healthy soil function and disease suppression while improving and protecting water quality. In this webinar you'll learn: *How to manage water infiltration and nutrient availability with compost *Why organic matter in compost improves soil aggregate structure and reduces erosion *Examples of using compost to manage soil-borne pathogens of plants Learn more and register for this free event.

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Vermont Compost Operator Certification Training

Live Webinars January 20th, 27th, and February 3rd

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Reaching Your Target Market: Booking Sites for Farm Stays and Experiences

Join experienced agritourism operators for a discussion of the options for listing and booking farm stays and experiences.

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Job Listings

Hazardous Waste Operator/Latex Paint Recycler – part-time (Chittenden Solid Waste District)

 The Chittenden Solid Waste District is seeking a Hazardous Waste Operator/Latex Paint Recycler to join an amazing team whose mission is to reduce waste and keep hazardous products out of the environment. This flexible floater position will assist with the collection and processing of household & small business hazardous waste…

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Farm Manager and Seasonal Farmer positions (Common Roots)

Are you a Veggie Farmer seeking a position with a Mission? Common Roots is hiring: A Full-Time Production Farm Manager (Salaried) A Seasonal Production Farmer (Hourly)   Common Roots is a 14-year-old, local non-profit focused on food access and education. Over the last 6 years we have developed a production vegetable farm to support our…

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Vermont Farm to Plate Network Manager (Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund)

Vermont Farm to Plate Network Manager Reports to: Farm to Plate Director General Work Experience: At least 3 years work experience with at least 2 years in food/agriculture systems or related fields Education: Degree in social sciences, natural resources, or relevant field preferred (e.g., sustainable development, food systems, education, economics, public health, public…

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