Resources & Stories

Resources

Retail food stores, from village markets to food cooperatives (co-ops) to national chain supermarkets, are the primary sales outlet for Vermont farm and food businesses of all sizes and scales...
The market for beef labelled “grass-fed” has been growing quickly across the nation, from $17 million in 2012 sales to $272 million in 2016 sales. Adding value through a production...
Vermont has driven growth in the artisanal cheese industry over the last 40 years. Today there are a dozen Vermont goat cheese brands, including the number two national brand of...
All Vermont residents should have access to nutritious local foods they can afford, and Vermont farms should all be profitable. However, many people in our state struggle with the rising...

Stories

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This farm's wind turbine is evidence of farmer Nick Meyer’s focus on meeting his goal of greater self-sufficiency.
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This program takes a seasonal approach to good health and nutrition at two low-income housing sites in Barre, Vermont.
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challah for hunger sticker
By Amelia Seepersaud In any normal semester, the Middlebury chapter of Challah for Hunger, a national non-profit organization that advocates to combat campus food insecurity, will come together to bake...
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shift meals vermont
By Kate Sadoff ShiftMeals Vermont has an evolving agricultural industry. While it is mainly known for its dairy farms and maple syrup production, many food justice initiatives are popping up...