Food Cycle Coalition

Activities

Food Access CCT and Food Cycle Coalition Join Forces to Explore Impact of Act 148 on Food Security

On October 3, 2017, the Food Access Cross Cutting Team and the Food Cycle Coalition Task Force held a joint meeting in St. Albans to tour Northwest Family Foods' food shelf and learn about Act 148's impact on the emergency food system.

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All about organics diversion and Act 148: a new website under development

The Food Cycle Coalition is building on the resources from the (now defunct) Highfields Center for Composting website, and expanding it to include information and education about the Vermont Food Recovery Hierarchy.

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Food Access Crosscutting Team and Food Cycle Coalition discuss ways to advance shared goals

Co-chair of the Food Access Crosscutting Team (FACCT), Faye Conte, participated in the FCC’s recent meeting to share some of their work and learn about what the FCC is doing. t was agreed that there is mutual benefit in...

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Regional Food Rescue Assessment Tool

Leveraging Vermont's Universal Recycling Law mandates to Increase Regional Food Rescue

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Asset Mapping Survey and Strategic Planning Report Released

The Asset Mapping Survey and Strategic Planning Report represents the work of the Food Cycle Coalition to understand the assets of statewide food system organizations and use that information to identify priority strategies that can assist with the transition from waste disposal to resource management for currently landfilled organic materials.

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Nutrient Management Section of Farm to Plate Strategic Plan Published

A major new section of the Farm to Plate Strategic Plan, Nutrient Management, analyzes the challenges and opportunities posed by universal recycling of food scraps and renewed pressure for improving on-farm nutrient management.

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Act 148 Research Webinar

The Agency of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program and members of the Farm to Plate Network Food Cycle Coalition gave an introductory presentation to explore how Act 148 intersects with research and outreach efforts, and how academic and agency researchers can contribute to this ambitious and exciting effort.

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Mapping Vermont's assets to divert food and organic materials

The Food Cycle Coalition is conducing an organizational Asset Mapping project to advance organics diversion and food rescue within local food systems.

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Act 148: Universal Recycling Implementation

The Food Cycle Coalition assisted in the implementation of the Act 148's organics recycling mandate requirements.

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