Small Bites Newsletter Archive

The Small Bites newsletter is compiled and written by Annie Harlow, who is working on behalf of Vermont Farm to Plate with Independent Grocers across Vermont to increase local food sales and improve the visibility of local products.  The newsletter's target audience is grocers, distributors, specialty food producers, and retail farm operations and has been designed to support Vermont farm & food businesses & stimulate our local economy. 

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Archive

10-20-2021 - Heading to the Holidays: Turkeys & Pre-Orders

10-13-2021 - Crazy Busy in VT & Organic Dairy Update

10-07-2021 - It's peak orange season in Vermont!

09-28-2021 - Foliage begets fall sales!

09-22-2021 - Its Fall with seasonally good food

09-15-2021 - A Slight Break-The Seasonal Shift

09-09-2021 - Partnerships for Local Sales

09-02-2021 - A Few Reminders & Keeping Things Easy

08/25/2021- Values-Based Buying AND MORE!

08/18/2021 - August in Vermont, Crazy Good!

08/12/2021 - It's nearly mid-August & looking mighty tasty!

08/06/2021 - Stores + producers = community connections

07/28/2021 - Lots to cover!

07/22/2021 - Vermont Adventuring

07/14/2021 - Vermont Summer = July Bounty

06/30/2021 - Labor, Supply, Demand Woes & Summer Products

06/23/2021 - Summer is full-on in Vermont!

06/17/2021 - It's June.  There is some relief. Things are changing.

06/09/2021 - Cool & Refreshing VT Products!

06/03/2021 - Summer is coming on!  Ice cream, Honey & Bees

05/27/2021 - VT Vaccinations & VT Creemees: It starts on the farm!

05/20/2021 - So many things to consider!

05/12/2021 - Spring! A feast of colors

05/06/2021 - Seasonal Highlights & Spring Excitement

04/29/2021 - Bakery burned by "investment"

04/22/2021 - Earth Day Snow Day: A Lite Bite

04/15/2021 - The reopening conundrum & new product highlights

04/08/2021 - Great VT Products & Stores to Know

04/01/2021 - A small but mighty state, selling lots of VT products

03/24/2021 - Might as well talk maple, we ARE in Vermont

03/17/2021 - It's Sprin-ter!

03/10/2021 - March: Spring Cleaning Time!

03/03/2021 - In like a lamb (ish) (then like a lion)

02/24/2021 - A different kind of Bite this week

02/17/2021 - Mid February, that happened fast!

02/10/2021 - February: A good time to fine-tune operations

02/03/2021 - Drink Up! It's Hot Chocolate Week in VT

01/27/2021 - Things to know

01/20/2021 - Attaining wellbeing & a good cleansing for 2021

01/14/2021 - Maintaining local food sales strategies in a pandemic

01/07/2021 - Onward into 2021, safety and uncertainties continue

12/30/2020 - What a long, strange trip. 2020 we are still #Vermontstrong

12/22/2020 - Little of This, Little of That for when you can take a break

12/17/2020 - December, December, December - Winding down 2020

12/14/2020 - Generating & Regenerating Sales

12/03/2020 - Stepping Back while Stepping Up

11/24/2020 - Keeping it simple

11/17/2020 - Promoting Vermont Products: We are in it together

11/12/2020 - Holidays, travel restrictions & uncertainties

11/05/2020 - It's all about the numbers

10/29/2020 - Staff Training = Service & Sales

10/21/2020 - Local Food Demand: Stronger Than Ever

10/15/2020 - Community Partnerships and Seasonal Promotions

10/08/2020 - A Super Small Bite

10/01/2020 - Vermonters Eating Vermont: A Sweet & Colorful Season

09/24/2020 - Apples & Cheese, Meat & Produce: Vermont is local!

09/16/2020 - From Bakersfield down through the Northshire

09/10/2020 - Six months of covid shifts, impacts, uncertainty

09/03/2020 - Another reset: seasonal transition & buy local

08/27/2020 - Finding even ground

08/19/2020 - Bread and chocolate - stocking the staples

08/12/2020 - Summer in Vermont : Simplicity... Yet Busy!

08/06/2020 - Around the world in Vermont

07/31/2020 - Promoting Simple High-Summer Meals

07/24/2020 - Small Bites : A 19 Week Photo Gallery

07/15/2020 - Sweets & Treats

07/09/2020 - Vermont is busy, people are thirsty

07/02/2020 - July 4th Holiday Weekend & Lots of Great Food to Sell!

06/24/2020 - Serving up Summer!

06/17/2020 - Serving our Communities

06/10/2020 - "Opening the Spigot" increases in-store shopping

06/03/2020 - Optimism and Safety Challenges

05/27/2020 - We made it through the holiday

/05/20/2020 - Still Flexing in Week 10 of Covid-19

05/13/2020 - Week 9 : Changes are Coming

05/06/2020 - Week 8 : Stress, Strain and Safety

04/29/2020 - Week 7 : Covid Resiliency

04/16/2020 - Week 5 of Critical Decision Making

04/09/2020 - Week 4 of Critical Decision Making

04/02/2020 - Week 3 of Critical Decision Making

03/26/2020 - Week 2 of Critical Decision Making

03/19/2020 - Community Stores and Suppliers Respond

03/01/2020 - Small Bites March 2020

February 2020 - Small Bites February 2020

January 2020 - Small Bites January 2020

December 2019 - Small Bites December : On being Creative

November 2019 - Small Bites : Be an Agent of Change

October 2019 - Small Bites : Savor the Flavors

September 2019 - Small Bites : Preparing for foliage season uptick

August 2019 - Small Bites : Making the Most of Summer

July 2019 - Small Bites : Grilling for Sales

June 2019 - Small Bites : Strawberry Summer Sales

May 2019 - Small Bites for Insatiable Retailers

April 2019 - April 2019 Small Bites

March 2019 - March 2019 Small Bites

February 2019 - February 2019 Small Bites

January 2019 - January 2019 Small Bites