Resources & Stories

Resources

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This study gives 10 recommendations to better align Vermont's food system education with the needs of today's farm and food businesses.
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2017 report cover photo
The 2017 Annual Report covers the work of the Network in the 5 Strategic Priority Areas and how this work aligns with the Scott Administration's focus on economic growth, making...
Issue brief on Business and Technical Assistance in the food system
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An assessment of how to respond to ongoing negative trends in Vermont agriculture.

Resource Collections

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A collection of resources aimed to aid farmers and technical assistance providers in strengthening the financial performance and viability of farm and food businesses.
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A collection of resources providing information about energy use, renewable energy, and alternative energy forms on farms.
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A collection of resources aimed at providing support for businesses and organizations in the food system during COVID-19.
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A collection of resources detailing how to plan for land management, and land and business succession strategies, to ensure a smooth transition from one owner to the next.

Stories

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Agricultural opportunities threatened by consolidation in the retail food industry.
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The leading livestock profitability business school is coming to Burlington, Vermont, February 3-9, 2019. Register now (space is limited).
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Center for Sustainable Ag’s Pasture Program in partnership with the Vermont Farm to Plate Network launches the first accredited apprenticeship for farming in the country.
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August 3-10: The Second Annual Mad River Taste Week will highlight the farmers and food producers of the Mad River Valley.