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.


Windham and Windsor Area Schools Provide Free Lunch to All Children

School nutrition programs in Windham and Windsor counties responded quickly to the state-mandated closure of all schools. Districts in both counties have created an alternate delivery model for school meals, utilizing a combination of school- and community-based distribution sites and bus delivery routes.

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Growing Local Food Markets with Food Connects

Food Connects is launching its “Growing Local Food Markets in the Monadnock Region” crowdfunding campaign, through The Local Crowd Monadnock, this March. The goal of this online campaign is to raise $10,000 to go towards building Food Connects’ infrastructure and capacity to sell to larger, wholesale customers.

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Sterling College’s School of the New American Farmstead Launches Four Professional Certificate Programs

Wine, Cheese, Sustainable Food, and Farm & Garden Management All On The Menu for Professionals and Individuals; Credits for Dietitians Offered

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Meetings & Events

Real Organic Project Symposium: April 3 & 4, 2020 | Dartmouth College |

The Annual Real Organic Project’s Symposium is set for April 3 and 4 at Dartmouth College. Saturday evening's Keynote will be presented by Paul Hawken on Solutions To The Climate Emergency!

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CANCELLED: Sneak Peek Open House

The Open House is cancelled, but all our workshops are available via Zoom and we are busy growing your plants, and doing everything possible to keep staff and community health at the forefront of all of our actions. We are adjusting delivery methods as needed. As we figure out new ways of doing things, please know, we are currently growing great plants for your gardens.

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Fourth Annual Maple Festival at Hartshorn Farm

Celebrate one of Vermont’s super foods- MAPLE! Take a tour of our authentic working sugar house and watch Dave (5th generation Hartshorn maple sugar maker) and his dad, Paul, and other family members, boil sap and create their award winning maple syrup. Samples will be available, WARM, right out of the maple syrup canner.

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Job Listings

Retail Manager (Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center)

Come lead the retail team at our beautiful organic farm located in the Upper Valley region of Vermont! About Cedar Circle Farm and Education Center Cedar Circle Farm and Education Center is a certified organic vegetable and berry farm with a farmstand and education center. We have retail greenhouses, a farm kitchen,…

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Consider joining the Cabot Creamery Cooperative Team in Middlebury, Montpelier, and Cabot PT & FT (Cabot Creamery Cooperative)

Have you been displaced from work or had your hours reduced during this challenging time? If so, Cabot Creamery could use your help keeping the food supply strong. Consider joining our Vermont teams in Middlebury, Montpelier, and Cabot, working in a highly sanitized environment helping to produce or deliver dairy…

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Montpelier Farmers Market Helper Pete's Greens (Pete's Greens)

Pete’s Greens is a certified organic, four-season vegetable farm located on the edge of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom in Craftsbury, VT. We believe whole-heartedly that as more Vermonters eat locally, we will become healthier as communities and as individuals. We grow about 200 varieties of vegetables on over 300 acres of…

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