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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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Salvation Farms Enters The Harvest Season

This spring, as farmers were plowing and planting with the harvest in mind, Kayleigh Boyle joined Salvation Farms’ team as Gleaning Coordinator to serve Lamoille Valley farms and eaters. Salvation Farms has been gleaning the valley for years and like all seasons, need volunteers to help them harvest, sort, box, and deliver the valley’s fresh but unsold produce to our neighbors who rely on the region’s food shelves and community meal programs.

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Goodrich Farm Receives National U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Regional Partnership to Create Renewable Energy

Goodrich Farm has been recognized with a 2021 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability. The farm was one of three farms chosen nationally to receive the award and was selected for its many sustainable initiatives including its role in a unique regional partnership to create renewable energy, recycle food waste, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the creation of one of the largest on-farm anaerobic digesters in the U.S.

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Guilford Farm to School thrives on community partnership

What does it take to make a successful Farm to School program? At Guilford Central School (GCS), a big part of the answer is community partners.

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