Explore Vermont’s Food System
Through a series of educational, technical assistance, and networking opportunities, WAgN works to increase the number of women owning and operating profitable farms and ag-related businesses, as well as their profile in leadership positions throughout the agricultural sectors of business, government and community.
Vermont New Farmer Project (UVM Extension)
327 US Route 302
Berlin VT, 05641
Women's Agricultural Network (UVM Extension)
327 US Route 302
Berlin VT, 05641
I provide outreach, education and technical assistance to aspiring and beginning farmers.
Mary Peabody is a Community Economic Development Specialist with University of Vermont Extension. She started her career with UVM Extension in 1988 and currently works with both the Women's Agricultural Network (WAgN) and the Vermont New Farmer Network (VtNFN). Her professional interests include the sustainability of rural communities, distance education technology and issues pertaining to small and mid-size farm development.
Education, technical assistance.
CategoriesOut of school programs, Adult / continuing education, Support organization: Education, Feasibility and planning, Human resources, Marketing
LCCD's mission is to protect soil, water, and natural resources for the local community, and in doing so support a thriving working landscape. We do various programs including stream restorations, implement green stormwater infrastructure, supply environmental education to students in the county, and provide agriculture technical assistance.
Silene works for the Lamoille County Conservation District as their liaison for all things Agriculture! She works with farmers on nutrient management planing and accessing financial resources, and provides technical assistance concerning crop and soil health, farm viability, grant seeking, and whatever projects farmers are interested in. She is excited to build up Lamoille County's community involvement in their agricultural landscape and in doing so keep their beautiful small farms thriving and resilient far into the future.
technical assistance, education, gsi implementation, tree planting, community engagement in environmental issues
CategoriesSupport organization: Farm Inputs, Support organization: Nutrient Management, Farm to School programs, Other: Education
technical assistance and education
CategoriesOther: Marketing, Support organization: Education, Other: Education, Feasibility and planning, Marketing, Production / Processing technical assistance, Other: Business Planning and Technical Assistance, Research / Consulting, Technology solutions
The Center for Women & Enterprise operates Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These Centers are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. We offer comprehensive training, resources, counseling and connections to women. As New England’s leading organization for women entrepreneurs,…
Center for Women & Enterprise VT
The Center for Women & Enterprise operates Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These Centers are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. We offer comprehensive training, resources, counseling and connections to women. As New England’s leading organization for women entrepreneurs, we work hard to ensure that all women, regardless of their economic status, are provided access to our programs and services.