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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Kids Learn to Love Local Food with Power of Produce Clubs

13 Upper Valley Farmers’ Markets Offer Fun Activities, Free Market Money for Kids Ages 5-12

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Sodexo Awarded for Sustainable Food Procurement in Vermont

Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, announced today that the company received an Outstanding Case Study Award at the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council’s (SPLC) national Summit in Portland, Oregon for Sodexo’s Vermont First initiative. Through Vermont First, Sodexo works with farmers, distributors, processors, state government, non-profits and supply chain players to increase the amount of local food grown and sold in the state and beyond.

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Nourish Your Community - Volunteer with Salvation Farms This Gleaning Season!

Last year, 215 volunteers contributed more than 950 hours with Salvation Farms, serving 19 farms and 31 food programs in the Lamoille Valley and beyond. From arugula to apples, tomatoes to turnips, 70,166 pound (more than 210,500 servings) of Vermont-grown crops were gathered and shared. Salvation Farms provides this service free of charge to farms and to the sites receiving produce.

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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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From the Herb Farm Kitchen: Grilling with Herbs

Join cookbook author Molly Stevens and Red Wagon Plants owner, Julie Rubaud, in this fun evening of grilling, eating, and talking herbs. Space is limited, so please register early.

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Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Susan Staley at Shelburne Farms

This “weed walk” will introduce you to medicinal plants commonly found on different parts of Vermont’s working lands, deepen your appreciation of the local food movement, and introduce you to nature-based, local medicine as part of a resilient food system.

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Job Listings

General Manager (Philo Ridge Farm)

Philo Ridge Farm is looking for a General Manager (GM) to be the creative, hands on, entrepreneurial driver of our diverse and innovative farm. The GM will provide inspirational leadership and oversight of team development, as well as thoughtful financial management of the business. They will be a key ambassador…

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Health Care Share Coordinator (Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC))

Date  August, 19th, 2019 Location Richmond, VT Category Agriculture / Nonprofit Job Type Full-Time Company Description The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is a 501c3 service, conservation, and youth development organization. Our mission is to teach young people personal responsibility through meaningful work that connects us to the land, community, and one another. To instill…

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Staff Accountant (Intervale Center)

The Intervale Center in Burlington, Vermont seeks a full-time staff accountant working between 30 – 40 hours per week to join our growing organization. The primary responsibility of this position is to maintain the general ledger in a highly accurate and ethical manner. This position will provide excellent financial management…

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