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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.
The hiring and management of employees presents an opportunity for farm businesses to expand operations, increase efficiency and create jobs from the working landscape. Managing employees comes with not only the responsibility to promote a safe and desirable workplace, but it also comes with the responsibility to make sure everything is in compliance with state and federal labor standards and laws.
Information about wages, working hours, and housing regulations for farm workers in Vermont provided through the collaborative effort of nine organizations state-wide.
As part of the F2P Career Profiles Project, the 2017-2018 Agricultural Technology class at Randolph Technology Career Center interviewed three local farmers to compare their farm operations and career paths.
The Retail Collection includes resources developed or used by the Independent Grocers Task Force to complement its statewide in-store retail trainings, including the Take 5 video series along with written resources designed to help retailers more effectively source and merchandise local food. Video episode topics include promotions, purchasing, merchandising, in-store displays, signage, sampling, and procurement. The written resources cover purchasing, merchandising, operations, financials, and staffing. Farmers and specialty food producers interested in learning more about best practices in retail merchandising may also find value in the video series.