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Raised Beds Return to Brattleboro Area Middle School
A group of energetic teachers, parents, and students joined together to build raised beds at the Brattleboro Area Middle School (BAMS) in mid-May—revitalizing the tradition of school gardens. Read More
Salvation Farms Aid; a Benefit Concert - Come On Out!
Salvation Farms’ Aid is back! On Sunday, June 13th at Camp Meade in Middlesex, Salvation Farms will hold its second annual benefit concert. Gates open at 11:30, music starts at 12:30, a $30 show, free for those under 12. Inspired by Farm Aid, Salvation Farms’ Aid features some of your favorite local musicians covering national acts. This year’s line-up includes: Rik Palieri covering Pete Seeger, Beg Steal or Borrow covering Del McCoury Band, Abby Sherman and The Way North covering Susan Tedeschi, Blues for Breakfast covering The Highwaymen, Mr. French covering Led Zeppelin, and Craig Mitchell covering Prince. That is an incredible line-up! Read More
Vermont Farm Fund Lends Over $2 Million
Over the past ten years, the Vermont Farm Fund, a non-profit revolving loan fund, has made over 2 million dollars in loans to Vermont farmers and food producers to help build the local agricultural economy. Read More
Celebrating the Heroes Who Feed Our Kids
More than one year after the statewide school closures that resulted in overnight changes for families and school staff, Food Connects reflects on the vital role of School Nutrition Professionals through a series of interviews conducted in the spring and summer of 2020. These school lunch heroes stepped up every day to ensure our community remained fed. What a challenging year this has been for everyone working in school kitchens! Read More
Nominations Open for 2021 Con Hogan Community Leadership Award
Winner to Receive $15,000 Cash Prize Read More
Putney Central School Revitalizes its School Garden & Orchard
The Putney Central School (PCS) community celebrated May Day 2021 with a garden renaissance work party. School staff, students, and their families turned out on a chilly, sunny morning to prepare the garden for the upcoming season. Read More
Register Now For Open Farm Week 2021
Planning begins for Vermont’s 7th annual Open Farm Week, August 8 - 15, 2021. Read More
$5,000 Award Available for Farmers
Do you know a farm worker or owner who’s found a creative way to respond to the pandemic and/or advance racial justice in the state? Please encourage them to apply for the Eric Rozendaal Memorial Award by June 30! The winner will receive $5,000 for a farm project that exemplifies their commitment to community, land stewardship, and innovation. Read More
Dairy Farmer Promotion Grant Available!
Up to $1,500 available per dairy farm in competitive grants for activities that help build public trust in dairy farming and grow dairy sales. Read More
Over 1,100 People Visited Miller Farm Virtually
More than 1,100 visitors gathered virtually on Zoom and around their breakfast tables for a tour of Miller Farm in Vernon for this year’s Vermont Breakfast on the Farm. The southern Vermont dairy farm is currently managed by three families, Pete and Angela Miller, Art and Judy Miller, and Keith and Tina Franklin. Read More
Food Connects Welcomes New Development Manager
Food Connects is excited to welcome Vickie Case to their team as their new Development Manager. Vickie’s work will connect the organization to more community members, businesses, and organizations throughout the region and strengthen its annual fund program. Read More
Green Mountain Farm-to-School Delivering Free Meals to Migrant Farm Workers in the NEK through Vermont Everyone Eats
In an effort to reach some of the most important yet underserved populations of the Northeast Kingdom, Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is delivering 130 free meals per week directly to 65 migrant farm workers located at 10 different farms in Orleans County. Read More
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