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Grow More, Waste Less | Food Systems Consulting, LLC
135 Star Mountain Road
Sharon, VT 05065

From behavior change to climate change, local food to global food, grassroots organizing to legislative policy making, Grow More, Waste Less | Food Systems Consulting, LLC is all about empowering people to affect the necessary changes to restore health to people and planet through our daily actions.


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Cat Buxton
Owner. Consultant, Advocate, Teacher 802-359-3330
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Cat Buxton is a busy cross-pollinator. She’s the founding director of the Vermont Healthy Soils Coalition. A social entrepreneur, she runs Grow More, Waste Less, in Sharon VT, empowering and connecting communities to affect positive change from the ground up. She manages the edible schoolyard at Thetford Elementary School, weaving it into K-6 project based learning, and is a technical guide for community compost systems. She’s the coordinator for Upper Valley Apple Corps and a host of other projects. She loves to talk bugs, soil and plants. She consults and presents about building community resilience, soil health, composting, water catchment, landscape planning, monitoring landscape function and increasing biodiversity.


  • Nutrient Management
    • Other: Nutrient Management
  • Food Access and Nutrition
    • Community / public garden
    • Localvore / Transition Town / Community group
    • Other: Food Access and Nutrition
  • Education
    • General food system education
    • Farm to School programs
    • Research / Consulting
  • Regulations and Public Policy
    • Advocacy organization


consulting, garden coaching, compost doctor, community organizer, project manager, farm-to-school leadership, presenter, teacher