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Local Foods Measurement Article by UVM CDAE and VSJF Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal

An article that summarizes a first effort to measure local food purchases was published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.

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Taste of Vermont in Nation's Capitol

Every year, dozens of Vermont food producers offer samples of their products to our nation's lawmakers.

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Vermont Featured as Case Study in Meat Processing Report

Vermont's F2P Meat Processing Task Force is featured as a case study in a recent report by the Niche Meat Processors Assistance Network.

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Food Connects Launches as a New Food System Organization: Post Oil Solutions successfully develops and spins off Farm to School program

Post Oil Solutions (POS) is proud to announce the transition of the Windham County Farm to School program and related food system programming into a new organization, Food Connects. The transition better enables co-founders Richard Berkfield, Katherine Gillespie and Hanna Jenkins to expand programming consistent with Food Connects’ new mission: to cultivate healthy food and farm connections in classrooms, cafeterias and communities.

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Midwest Farmers Face Dwindling Water Resources

"Vast stretches of Texas farmland lying over the aquifer no longer support irrigation. In west-central Kansas, up to a fifth of the irrigated farmland along a 100-mile swath of the aquifer has already gone dry. In many other places, there no longer is enough water to supply farmers’ peak needs during Kansas’ scorching summers."

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Vermont Socially Responsible Investment Industry Leaders Present at Slow Money Annual Gathering

Janice St. Onge of the Flex Fund and Eric Becker of Clean Yield Asset Management advise food entrepreneurs as ‘Slow Money’ experts.

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Jim Davis Joins Highfields Center for Composting

The Board of Directors and staff of the Highfields Center for Composting are thrilled to welcome our new Executive Director, Jim Davis, to the organization.

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Fantastic New Vermont Land Link Website!

Vermont Land Link makes it easy for farm properties to be posted, and for farm seekers to search through them. It is free, simple, state-wide, automated and constantly current, serving as a friendly portal for property holders and farmland seekers.

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Great Story on 4 Corners Farm in West Newbury

VTDigger features a story on 4 Corners Farm, one of the largest fruit, vegetable, and berry growers in Vermont.

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Green Mountain Coffee and Starbucks Target International Market

Vermont’s Green Mountain Coffee Roasters announced an expanded partnership with Starbucks late Wednesday, signaling a desire to expand sales of Starbucks-brand coffee packs tailored for the Waterbury firm’s trademark Keurig brewers.

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