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The Vermont Dairy Industry Association seeks nominations for the 2013 John C. Finley Award.

The Vermont Dairy Industry Association will award the 2013 John C. Finley Award at the Dairy Farmers’ Banquet at the Vermont Farm Show on Thursday, January 30, 2014. Nominations are due Friday, November 15!

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New Consortium Will Make Vermont a Global Center of Food Systems Education

Higher Ed Institutions Agree “Vermont is our Campus”: The Consortium will strengthen Vermont’s place as a world-renowned center for food systems education, research, and outreach and will expand offerings in food systems education at and among the member institutions.

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Agri-Food Entrepreneurship Survey Deadline Extended

If you run a business and are in any way working with food in Vermont, UVM wants to hear from you! The results of the survey will be used to improve education opportunities for current entrepreneurs as well as to create new courses or revise existing courses at UVM in order to train the next generations of agri-food entrepreneurs.

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Farmers To You Launches Video Series

This is Farmers To You - Watch the first of an ongoing video series profiling Farmers To You, their partner farmers, and partner families. In this video you'll see clips from Jasper Hill Farm, Champlain Orchards, Rhapsody Natural Foods, Champlain Orchards, Fat Toad Farm, Red Wagon Plants, Red Hen Baking Co., Vermont Salumi, Square Deal Farm, Pete's Greens, Rockville Market Farm, and many more....

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You Can Help Manage Vermont’s Farm Surplus to Reduce Our Dependency on Food from Afar

Salvation Farms needs your help to expand our Vermont Commodity Program work at the Southeast State Correctional Facility, where we work side by side with an inmate crew to clean and pack surplus farm-fresh foods that would otherwise go to waste.

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Working Lands Enterprise Board Announces Grant Applicant Information Sessions

The WLEB announces the availability of over $1 million in grant funds for investment into farm, food systems, forestry, and forest products enterprises. Applicant Information Sessions are scheduled for November 4th, 5th, and 6th.

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Farmers To You Expands Home Delivery to Outer Boston


Farmers To You expands home delivery in outer Boston and makes it easy
to eat local food year round.

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Working Lands Enterprise Board Announces over $1 million in Available Grant Funds

The Working Lands Enterprise Initiative, (Act 142), is administered by the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, in partnership with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation and the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development. The Working Lands funds are administered by the Vermont Working Lands Enterprise Board (WLEB), an impact investment organization whose mission is to grow the economies, cultures, and communities of Vermont's working landscape by making essential, catalytic investments in critical leverage points of the Vermont farm and forest economy, from individual enterprises to industry sectors.

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Farm to Plate highlights progress strengthening Vermont’s food system in processing, distribution and education

More than 250 food and farm constituents attend, evaluate and plan work moving forward at annual event marking beginning of year three implementing Vermont’s ten year Farm to Plate Strategic Plan

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Vermont Receives USDA Grant to Boost Agricultural and Culinary Tourism

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Vermont Agency of Agriculture (VAAFM) as the recipient of an $88,500 matching grant under the Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP), one of the largest awards for the highly competitive 2013 program.

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