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Seminar Series Teaches Cooking With Wild Game

Our streams, lakes and woods are teeming with high-quality, local food that is rooted in the Vermont’s heritage – as long as one knows how to cook it! That’s why the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is partnering with Rooted in Vermont, a program of the Vermont Farm-to-Plate Network, for a “Field-to-Fork: Wild Food Cooking Series” this July and August to help Vermonters learn more about what game foods are available all around them and how to make them into a delicious meal.

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12th Annual Tour de Farms Bike Ride through Charlotte, Ferrisburgh and Vergennes

The 2019 Tour Features Two Routes and Finishes at Eat on the Green

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Food Connects Welcomes New Sales Manager

Food Connects is excited to welcome Julicia Myers to their team as their Food Hub Sales Manager.

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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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More Than 1,000 Visit Maxwell’s Neighborhood Farm for Breakfast, Dairy Farm Tour

On Saturday, June 22nd, more than 1,000 visitors flocked to Maxwell’s Neighborhood Farm in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. The Newport dairy farm was packed as guests enjoyed a Vermont-inspired pancake breakfast and took a self-guided tour of the 1,000 cow dairy farm. In its fifth year, Vermont Breakfast on the Farm aims to connect the public with hard-working dairy farming families like the Maxwell’s – who produce wholesome dairy, care for their cows, and protect and maintain the working-landscapes of Vermont.

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VT Community Loan Fund Lends $522K to VT Farms and Food Entrepreneurs in 1st Quarter 2019

The Vermont Community Loan Fund, a nonprofit, alternative, 501 (c)3, mission-driven lender benefiting lower-wealth Vermonters, made loans totaling $522,000 to Vermont’s small businesses including multiple food and farms enterprises throughout the state.

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Request For Proposals: Vermont Grain Industry Assessment - Market Study

Seeking a consultant or firm to perform market research on the demand for Vermont grown grain in the Northeast.

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New Research Explores the Ongoing Impact of Racism on the U.S. Farming Landscape

Research published examining data on non-farming landowners, farmers who own and lease land, and farmworkers. They found significant racial/ethnic disparities when it comes to representation, land, and money.

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