A guidebook on the wide range of careers within our food system and potential next steps for pursuing those careers.
This document is the first half of a short guide on how the community food system strategies recommended in Farm to Plate resources relate to ARPA funding guidelines. This portion of the document provides a general framework for thinking about potential applicability of ARPA funding, and suggestions for how to begin identifying effective projects.
This article provides a look into counting local food consumption, including many lessons learned. Recently published in JAFSCD, it outlines the methods to count progress and learnings from a multi-year effort by Vermont Farm to Plate.
The Plan contains a vision for Vermont's food system in 2030, 15 strategic goals, and 34 priority strategies. It is based on a series of 54 food system product, market, and issue briefs highlighting current conditions, bottlenecks and gaps, opportunities, and recommendations.
A collection of resources aimed at providing support for businesses and organizations in the food system during COVID-19.
A collection of resources pertaining to current water quality as well as ways for improvement.
A collection of resources providing information about energy use, renewable energy, and alternative energy forms on farms.
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.
The leading livestock profitability business school is coming to Burlington, Vermont, February 3-9, 2019. Register now (space is limited).
Agricultural opportunities threatened by consolidation in the retail food industry.
Vermont Community Loan Fund Lends $609,500 in Q4 2018.
Vermont’s emergent grass-fed beef industry.