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Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont Announces New Executive Director

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) is pleased to announce Grace Oedel will be leading the organization as its new Executive Director, starting July 1, 2019.

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Breakout Session RFP for 9th Annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering, November 7-8, 2019

2019 Farm to Plate Network Annual Gathering Theme: At The Crossroads: Our Food and Farm Culture and Economy. Request for proposals due Friday, July 5, 2019. For session format, we’re looking to create a balance between explorative deep dives, skills-based workshops, and knowledge-based presentations of findings “from the field”.

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Working With Food And Trauma

Seven community partners come together to work on trauma-informed approaches.

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Ideas from the Farm: Vermont Growers Insights on Reducing Food Loss

Twenty-four growers from around Vermont were interviewed in January of 2017 as part of Salvation Farms’ research. The goal was to better understand growers’ perspectives and insights into how best to reduce food loss on Vermont farms. A report detailing these perspectives has recently been released by the organization.

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City Market Co-op Accepting Applications for Co-op Seedling Grants

City Market is now accepting applications for their 2019 Co-op Seedling Grants program! This program, now in its sixth year, awards funding to community organizations working to strengthen the local food system. In 2018, we awarded $30,000 to seven organizations including Age Well, Community Health Centers of Burlington, Howard Center, Milk with Dignity Standards Council, United Way of Lamoille County, UVM Plant and Soil Science, and Winooski Partnership for Prevention.

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Bellows Falls Expands Farm To School Programming

Bellows Falls schools improve and expand farm to school programming

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Green Street School Partners with Yalla VT

Green Street Herbs in a Main Street Restaurant

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Workshop: Secrets to Increasing Farm Profits with Dave Pratt - Middlebury & Berlin

Come spend the day with Dave Pratt of Ranching For Profit Fame - learn tools that you will use for the rest of your farming life!

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Are you ready to put your passion into an actionable plan for your community?

Registration is now open for Breakthrough Leaders for Sustainable Food Systems, UVM's innovative program training food systems advocates to take a stand against the complex issues facing our planet, from environmental degradation to food insecurity to climate change.

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Slow Living Summit Explores the Future of Women in Food Entrepreneurship

How can we connect a community of like-minded individuals seeking to expand women’s roles in farm and food systems? The goal of Summit is to bring together women and men in the farm and food industries and provide them with the tools, resources, and mentorship needed in growing socially responsible businesses. The Summit will provide a forum for food and agriculture entrepreneurs to network and get focused resources and specialized expertise they need to build great companies.

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