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.


Trade Show Assistance Grants Now Available

Vermont agriculture and forestry business can apply for financial support to exhibit at trade shows

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Agency of Agriculture Announces Funding Opportunities for Vermont Specialty Crops

January 18, 2022 | Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces $500,000 in grant funds to strengthen Vermont’s specialty crop industries and producer associations. Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, horticulture crops (including honey, hops, maple syrup and mushrooms), and nursery crops (including Christmas trees and floriculture).

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Central Elementary Embraces Farm to School

Central Elementary School in Bellows Falls is excited to be able to expand their Farm to School (FTS) programming by joining the Northeast Farm to School Institute this year!

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Meetings & Events

Vermont Compost Operator Certification Training

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

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Trade Show Assistance Grants Now Available!

Vermont agriculture and forestry business can apply for financial support to exhibit at trade shows

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Milk & Money: 2022 Real Organic Project Virtual Symposium

What happens when a few “organic” dairies in the arid West outproduce the thousands of family-scale dairies across the country? What are the differences in production practices? How can the farmer affect the quality of the milk you drink? All this and more for two Sundays starting January 30th, 2022 at the #RealOrganic2022 Virtual Symposium.

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Job Listings

Green Mountain Compost - Office Attendant (Chittenden Solid Waste District)

Green Mountain Compost Temporary Office Attendant – Part -Time/ Seasonal CSWD is seeking a part time/ seasonal Office Attendant to join our Green Mountain Compost team. The part-time seasonal position is available immediately and will start at a minimum of 12 hours a week with increased hours available as spring…

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Market Garden Manager (New Village Farm)

New Village Farm is a diverse educational farm located in Shelburne, Vermont. The small raw milk cow and goat dairies, poultry operation, gardens and wilderness areas form an extensive outdoor learning space where people of all ages are invited to actively participate. Our primary focus is creating opportunities of participation and…

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Farm Camp Counselors (New Village Farm)

We are hiring day camp counselors for our three summer camps: Pathfinders Camp (ages 5-6), Farm & Garden Camp (ages 6-11, plus CITs from age 12+), and Crew Camp (ages 10+). Our Summer Camp counselors are the backbone of our summer here at New Village. We host around 300 campers over…

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Food Connects


In December, FTS coach Sheila Humphreys teamed up with two other passionate presenters for a workshop hosted by MA…


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