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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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!
06/09/2021 - Cool & Refreshing VT Products!
06/03/2021 - Summer is coming on! Ice cream, Honey & Bees
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
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
01/07/2021 - Onward into 2021, safety and uncertainties continue
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
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