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Seeking Food Ingredients That Aren’t Gene-Altered

Food companies big and small are struggling to replace genetically modified ingredients with conventional ones.

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Food Bank Kitchen Academy Combines Food Rescue and Job Training

Vermont Foodbank program utilizes highly perishable donated food products as learning tools for students enrolled in its Community Kitchen Academy to make meals distributed via food assistance programs.

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Finding Your Place in Central Vermont's Food System

More than 80 farmers, food processors, educators, nutritionists, planners, advocates, home gardeners, and consumers shared a meal of local foods and identified critical action steps for six focus areas within the Central Vermont food system.

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Epicurious Loves Vermont!

Check out the 12 reasons Epicurious loves Vermont local food

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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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