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

On-Farm Slaughter Workshop with Mary Lake @ AJ’s Happy Chick Farm in Albany 12/05/21

This is an educational workshop series on the slaughter and the processing of sheep guided by Mary Lake. On-Farm Slaughter is part of peoples’ food sovereignty, which currently proves to be essential for our food system’s resilience. This humane way of slaughter on farms is a decentralized opportunity for farmers to increase direct-to-consumer relationships and sales in response to the increased bottlenecks at slaughterhouses. RV, VGFA, VSGA and NOFA-VT members get $10 off registration fees.

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Agritourism as a Tool for Rural Development and Women’s Empowerment

Agritourism has the potential to empower women around the world, especially in rural communities. Join community leaders who are initiating this work in Uganda, North Macedonia, Peru, and the United States. We'll also hear from researchers who are studying the role of gender in agritourism around the globe.

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Vermont Compost Operator Certification Training

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

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Job Listings

Intervale Center Marketing & Communications Manager (Intervale Center)

Summary of Position: The Intervale Center seeks an experienced, mission-driven Marketing and Communications Manager to join our team in Burlington, Vermont.  For over 30 years, the Intervale Center has led a community food revolution that sustains farms, land, and people.  We manage hundreds of acres of land and have pioneered farm…

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Food Hub Driver (Full-Time & Part-Time Positions available) (Food Connects)

Food Hub Driver for Food Connects Join our team! Food Connects is looking for self-motivated Food Hub Drivers to join our Food Hub Operations Team and help grow our regional distribution systems. We’re hiring for both full-time and part-time positions. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to fh.driver.hire@foodconnects.org. Please clearly indicate if…

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Food Hub Driver (Full-Time & Part-Time Positions available) (Food Connects)

Food Hub Driver for Food Connects Join our team! Food Connects is looking for self-motivated Food Hub Drivers to join our Food Hub Operations Team and help grow our regional distribution systems. We’re hiring for both full-time and part-time positions. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to fh.driver.hire@foodconnects.org. Please clearly indicate if…

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Food System Tweets

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