Resources & Stories

Resources

Consumers are concerned about where their food comes from, yet may not realize that the majority of local grain-based products (e.g., flour, bread, baked goods, beer, and spirits) are not...
Over a quarter of Vermont farms (1,833) sell directly to consumers through farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), and other “direct market” channels.1 Direct markets are critical because they allow...
For generations, Vermont has been defined by dairy, an industry that has an economic impact of $2.2 billion annually and adds nearly $3 million in circulating cash daily. Wherever you...
Consumer demand for local, organic, and specialty foods have surged over the last ten years, helping Vermont’s agricultural vitality. As these markets are maturing, slowing growth and increased competition are...

Stories

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Yes, there is a knoll—and it’s misty. At least it was on the day this past October when I visited Misty Knoll Farms, Vermont’s largest chicken producer.
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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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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...