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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Counting Local Food Consumption: Lessons from Vermont

With interest growing in local food systems as a community development tool, scholars and practitioners are looking for methods to count progress toward benchmarks. A new article, Counting Local Food Consumption: Longitudinal Data and Lessons from Vermont, released by the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD) reports on efforts to count local food consumption as part of Vermont’s statewide strategic plan for food systems development.

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Register for the 21 Day racial equity challenge

The 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge is coming back for its sixth year and "early registration" is open now. There is no cost to participate in this robust program that draws more than 4,000 participants from across the U.S.

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Amplify Grant Funds Early Childhood Educators to Attend Food Connects Farm to School Conference

A recent partnership between Food Connects and RiseVT, the primary prevention program of OneCare Vermont, increases accessibility for Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) to attend the upcoming Food Connects Farm to School Conference. Funding through RiseVT’s Amplify Grant has made it possible for 15 ECEs to attend Food Connects’ Conference on April 8 at no cost.

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Meetings & Events

Rural Vermont Presents: Small Farm Action Day, Agriculture & Climate Theme

Come out for a crash course in citizen advocacy and make your voice heard! February Small Farm Action Day is co-hosted by NOFA-VT and is focused on re-centering agriculture in proposed climate change legislation. Farmer stipends available.

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12th Annual Taste of the Kingdom

Small plates from the region's finest farms, producers, and restaurants, a live band, silent auction, and raffle.

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ACORN Winter Workshop Series: Cost of Production Workshop For Farmers & Food Manufacturers

Understanding your costs of production guides you to profitability and more informed decision making. Calley Hastings of Fat Toad Farm will share her personal insights growing her farm-based business. In this small group workshop, participants will go through the steps of analyzing costs and calculating what it costs to produce a unit of product.

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Job Listings

Organic Inspectors for Hire (dairy, maple & processing) (Vermont Organic Farmers, LLC)

VOF announces contract openings for organic inspectors to audit dairy and maple operations as well as organic processing facilities. The job of the organic inspector is to evaluate information provided by the certified operation and the certification agency, inspect the premise, assess all information and observations, and communicate findings to…

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Certification Specialist (focus crops and livestock) (Vermont Organic Farmers, LLC)

VOF is looking to hire a certification specialist to join our certification team. This position will coordinate the annual process of verifying the organic production practices of our crop and livestock producers. Applicants should have experience with organic crop and livestock production (experience on dairy farms preferred), strong organizational and…

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Marketing Creative Specialist (Chittenden Solid Waste District)

Creativity is your life! From print that demands a second look to digital that invites click throughs, your passion is clean, compelling design and communication. CSWD needs a graphic design/digital communications professional to complete our dynamic, passionate, mission-driven team. We are seeking a full-time Marketing Design Specialist who excels at graphic…

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