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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Breakout Session RFP for 9th Annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering, November 7-8, 2019

2019 Farm to Plate Network Annual Gathering Theme: At The Crossroads: Our Food and Farm Culture and Economy. Request for proposals due Friday, July 5, 2019. For session format, we’re looking to create a balance between explorative deep dives, skills-based workshops, and knowledge-based presentations of findings “from the field”.

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Working With Food And Trauma

Seven community partners come together to work on trauma-informed approaches.

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Ideas from the Farm: Vermont Growers Insights on Reducing Food Loss

Twenty-four growers from around Vermont were interviewed in January of 2017 as part of Salvation Farms’ research. The goal was to better understand growers’ perspectives and insights into how best to reduce food loss on Vermont farms. A report detailing these perspectives has recently been released by the organization.

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Meetings & Events

Community Teaching Garden

Join us for a unique garden education program that teaches adults how to grow their own food in a fun, supportive, and cooperative learning environment through weekly lessons and hands-on garden work. Learn to plant, cultivate, harvest and preserve produce and take home as many fresh vegetables as you can grow. Choose a morning or evening class!

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Breakthrough Leaders for Sustainable Food Systems Professional Certificate

"Highly relevant to professionals as well as nonprofessionals. You somehow managed to change my perspective on leadership, the food system, and activism, all in one course." - Sylvia G., 2018

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2019 Grow It! Workshops for Garden Leaders

Gardeners, educators, organizers and enthusiasts of community-based gardening: Join us for a workshop on “Growing Your Community of Gardeners” this spring at a location near you. Brainstorm solutions, share stories, and swap ideas for stronger garden communities! For a list of locations, details and registration go to http://vcgn.org/what-we-do/growit.

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Job Listings

Bookkeeper (Pete's Greens)

Pete's Greens seeks a highly organized and efficient individual to manage financial record keeping for multiple companies at our farm. Our bookkeeper will manage accounts receivable, payable, deposits and payroll for multiple companies and participate in the improvement of financial management through consistent accounting practices and accurate reporting. This position…

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Assistant innkeeper on farm vacation (Liberty Hill Farm Inn)

Need immediately assistant innkeeper on dairy farm vacation enterprise. Job includes housecleaning, prep cook, gardening, great social skills with guests and love of farm life. Weekends required. Will train and lodging available. Please send references. Opportunity to be part of the team at a premiere agritourism destination! 

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Materials Specialist/Staff Inspector (Vermont Organic Farmers, LLC)

VOF is looking to hire a Materials Specialist/Staff Inspector to join our certification team. The Materials Specialist/Staff Inspector will coordinate the materials review program, conduct inspections on organic farms and facilities, and verify the organic production practices of organic and grassfed livestock producers. Major duties include developing and coordinating the materials…

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