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Sterling College Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Launch EcoGather

This first-of-its-kind, online tool will connect local communities focused on ecological thinking and action

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Food Connects Raises Over $10,000 to Expand Local Food Markets

Food Connects successfully completed their “Growing Local Food Markets in the Monadnock Region” campaign. This campaign, run through the Local Crowd Monadnock, focused on improving the Food Connects Food Hub’s internal infrastructure to expand market access for their local farmers and food producers.

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International Workshop on Agritourism Postponed

In response to COVID-19 related travel restrictions the Burlington conference will take place August 31-September 2, 2021.

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ACORN Launches Virtual Farmer’s Market and Online Guide to Connect Customers with Farmers Directly

Customers can pick up orders at one of two locations in the Champlain Valley.

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Vermont Foodbank Providing More Than Food

Vermont Foodbank staff are not only working hard to meet the needs of their more than 215 Network Partners across the state, did you know they offer assistance to folks trying to apply for 3SquaresVT too!

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Vermont Tortilla Company Gets National Recognition

Vermont Tortilla Company picked as a must have pantry staple by Bon Apetit magazine!

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Food Connects Closes in on $10,000

Food Connects is now over 75% of the way to its crowdfunding goal of $10,000 for their “Growing Local Food Markets in the Monadnock Region” campaign. This campaign, run through the Local Crowd Monadnock, aims to increase market access for local farmers and food producers.

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“Relief Milkers” Database Can Help Local Dairy Farmers

In response to a growing concern from dairy farmers and farm workers about what will happen if they get sick and cannot work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) has created a database of “Relief Milkers”—people with authentic experience milking cows—who are willing and able to step in on short notice to help keep farms in business if needed.

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Windham and Windsor Area Schools Provide Free Lunch to All Children

School nutrition programs in Windham and Windsor counties responded quickly to the state-mandated closure of all schools. Districts in both counties have created an alternate delivery model for school meals, utilizing a combination of school- and community-based distribution sites and bus delivery routes.

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