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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Workshop Series for Farmers and Food Producers

Hanover Co-op launches 10-session series aimed at helping farms and food producers. As part of its broader effort to support food production in New England, the Hanover Co-op has launched a low-cost series of workshops aimed at farmers and food producers. Sessions are scheduled for each Friday in March and include presentations by experts in food safety, production and delivery, financing, direct sales, and more. Each workshop is priced at $5, with all proceeds going to local 4-H Clubs.

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Vital Communities Recruits Vendors for Flavors of the Valley Local Food Expo

Vital Communities invites local farms and farm-based businesses to be vendors at Flavors of the Valley on April 7 in Hartford. It’s the not-to-be-missed opportunity for businesses looking to connect directly with consumers who love local food!

Early-bird rates up to 25 percent off are available for vendors who register through February 17. This year Vital Communities is also offering mini-grants to reduce costs for farms and food businesses; registration and application details are online at vitalcommunities.org/flavors.

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Local Food Trade Show Showcases the Region’s Best Local Food - March 5, 2019

8TH ANNUAL SPECIALTY CROP & LOCAL FOOD TRADE SHOW IN BOSTON, TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019. The event will offer one-stop shopping for wholesale buyers seeking to expand their offering of local food, including specialty crops, value-added products, meat, dairy and seafood. At this event, buyers will have the unique opportunity to meet 100 local farmers and producers who grow and craft some of New England’s finest foods. Vendor booths are free for specialty crop producers.

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Meetings & Events

UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

Learn to create a healthy, sustainable home landscape & grow your own food! Become a volunteer and teach others environmentally friendly, research-based practices. Course offered online, statewide, non-credit.

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37th Annual NOFA-VT Winter Conference

The NOFA Vermont Winter Conference is a highlight of the winter for farmers, gardeners, homesteaders and enthusiastic eaters. Please join us—and 1,200 of your fellow organic food enthusiasts —for three days of learning, inspiration, good food, great conversation, and community building.

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ACORN Winter Workshop: Meet & expand into new markets successfully

Learn from the best: Two great speakers for this seminar

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Job Listings

Delivery Truck Driver (Champlain Orchards)

Distribute fresh fruit, sweet cider, and baked goods promptly to Champlain Orchards customers.  Represent the Orchard in a professional and cost-effective manner aiming at increasing profitability and customer satisfaction. Responsibilities: Deliver a wide variety of items to different addresses and through different routes Follow route and time schedule Load, unload, prepare, inspect, and operate…

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Farmers' Market Asst. Manager (Norwich Farmers' Market (Summer))

The Norwich Farmers' Market is seeking a part-time Market Assistant to help manage the Norwich Farmers' Market on Saturdays from May through October. Overview:The Assistant Farmers Market Manager will be responsible for helping the Market Manager with all aspects of market operations during the season. This position requires the ability to…

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Organic Vegetable Production Crew (Root 5 Farm)

Our full season production crew participates in all aspects of food production including greenhouse seedling production, planting, hoeing, weeding, mulching, harvesting, washing, packing, and delivering produce. The full season crew also assists with farm infrastructure projects (hoop house construction, barn renovations) as well as value added food production (sauerkraut and…

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