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Vermont Open Farm Week Celebrates 7 Years

Vermont Open Farm Week is coming back strong in 2021. This summer, Vermont Open Farm Week will be held Sunday, Aug. 8 through Sunday, Aug. 15, and features 90 events at over 45 farms across the state. For the seventh consecutive year, farmers across Vermont will open their barn doors and garden gates to welcome the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscapes.

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Technical Assistance and Training Available to Vermont’s Composters

Participants in this workshop will receive a Compost Operator Certificate, which meets the requirements of ANR for small, medium, and large compost facility site operators.

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New State Policy Report Details Growth in Farm to School Movement Nationwide

Co-authored by Vermont Law School's Center for Agriculture and Food Systems and the National Farm to School Network, the handbook for farm to school advocates highlights policies supporting BIPOC producers, universal meals, and responses to COVID-19.

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Food Connects Welcomes New Development Director

Food Connects is excited to welcome Lissa Harris to their Development team as their new Development Director.

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COVID-19 Business Coaching Available for Farm, Food & Forest Sector Businesses

The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program, a program of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board, is expanding services to help working lands businesses navigate urgent needs related to COVID-19. Funding to support this programming comes from the State of Vermont, allocated by the Vermont Legislature.

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Salvation Farms and partners receive $77,550

The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) is pleased to announce that Salvation Farms will be receiving $77,550 for the second Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) awarded by CSWD and approved by the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources.

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Bi-State Primary Care Association Announces New Position Dedicated to Food Access

Bi-State Primary Care Association is pleased to announce the creation of a new position dedicated to food access at our organization. Effective July 1st, Helen Labun will become our first manager for Food Access in Health Care.

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Sarah Axe Hired as New England Feeding New England Project Manager

The New England State Food Systems Planners Partnership (The Partnership) announces the recent hire of Sarah Axe as the New England Feeding New England (NEFNE) project manager to help increase the amount of food consumed in New England that is produced in New England to 30% by 2030.

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The Living Schoolyard: Nature, Learning, and Landscape at Oak Grove School

Seeds planted during the 2018-2019 school year at Oak Grove School are bearing fruit as a living schoolyard and a vibrant garden featuring native plants take root on Oak Grove’s campus.

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New “Labels Unwrapped” Website Breaks Down the Confusing Laws Behind Food Labels

A project of Vermont Law School’s Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, “Labels Unwrapped” empowers consumers to make more informed food choices.

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