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Vermont Tech Offering Meat Cutting: Butchering Courses
Vermont Tech is offering meat cutting: butchering training that will cover the basics of whole-animal butchery with both instruction and hands-on demonstration. Participants will learn how to break down beef, pork, chicken, and lamb into primals, subprimals, and case-ready cuts. Value added processing, such as sausage, smokes hams, and bacon will also be covered, with an emphasis on food safety, sourcing, and maintaining high utilization of whole animals. Read More
Food Connects Welcomes New Food Hub Local Food Procurement Coordinator
Food Connects is excited to welcome David Paysnick to their Food Hub team as their new Local Food Procurement Coordinator. Read More
NOFA-VT Announces Vermont Family Farmer of the Month Award Accepting Applications through February 28th
Farmers invited to apply at www.vermontfamilyfarmeraward.org/ Read More
Sip your way through Vermont Hot Chocolate Week
Vermont Fresh Network (VFN) & DigInVT is excited to invite Vermont dairy and chocolate enthusiasts to sweet and special events throughout the state in celebration of the inaugural Vermont Hot Chocolate Week, Feb. 1 - 7, 2021. Over 40 local farms, restaurants, cafes, and other Vermont specialty food businesses are showcasing their favorite hot chocolate flavors with menu specials, hot chocolate kits, recipes, farm stories, and more. Read More
Restaurants to Receive Homegrown Stimulus Program this Winter
The Local Crowd Monadnock, Culinary Journeys, and Food Connects will partner to launch The Monadnock Restaurant Project, a homegrown stimulus effort. Read More
VAAFM Announces $200K Grant Funds to Support Vermont Specialty Crop Industries
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces grant funds to strengthen Vermont’s specialty crop industries. Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture crops (including honey, hops, and maple syrup), and nursery crops (including Christmas trees and floriculture). Interested applicants must submit a pre-application by March 1, 2021 at 4:30 PM. Read More
Keeping Our Families Fed
Farm to School Cafe and Food Connects Feed Families Throughout the Holiday Season Read More
Join the Jr Iron Chef VT Cooking Club Today!
To honor the spirit of Jr Iron Chef VT and student cooking, Vermont FEED (a partnership between Shelburne Farms and NOFA-VT) brings you the Jr Iron Chef VT Cooking Club! Our monthly cooking challenge is a fun way to bring the Vermont middle and high school community together while honoring the core values of Jr Iron Chef VT. Read More
GMFTS Receives New Grants from the Vermont Community Foundation to Increase Capacity, Address Food Insecurity in the NEK
Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS), has been awarded over $20,000 in grants from the Vermont Community Foundation (VCF), the VCF’s Northeast Kingdom Fund, and the VCF’s Green Mountain Fund to expand its food security work in the Northeast Kingdom. Read More
USDA Seeks Members for Advisory Committee on Urban Agriculture
Any interested person or organization may nominate qualified individuals for membership. Self-nominations are also welcome. Nominations should include a cover letter, resume and a background form and must be submitted by mail or email by March 5, 2021. Read More
Vermont BIPOC Land Access and Opportunity Act to be Introduced in New Biennium
Community Leaders of Color Take Lead on Addressing Systemic Racism and BIPOC Land Access in Vermont Read More
Academy School Takes Its Learning Outdoors
Academy School teachers and students see success in taking education outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
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