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A Case for Universal Meals

Conor Floyd, Food Connects' Farm to School Program Manager, makes the case for Universal Meals.

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ACORN Launches Eat Local VT App

The new map-based app reflects a wider trend of agriculture shifting to the online realm.

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New Plan to Strengthen Vermont's Agriculture and Food System Released

The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund through its Farm to Plate Initiative, and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) have released the Vermont Agriculture and Food System Strategic Plan 2021-2030.

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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.

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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.

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NOFA-VT Announces Vermont Family Farmer of the Month Award Accepting Applications through February 28th

Farmers invited to apply at https://www.vermontfamilyfarmeraward.org/

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Keeping Our Families Fed

Farm to School Cafe and Food Connects Feed Families Throughout the Holiday Season

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