Small Bites is a newsletter geared toward grocers, farmers & food manufacturers, distributors & retail-farm stands. It provides insights on distribution & business-to-business resource sharing in an effort to help expand the sale of Vermont products. The Small Bites newsletter is compiled and written by Annie Harlow, who is working on behalf of Vermont Farm to Plate with Independent Grocers across Vermont to increase local food sales and improve the visibility of local products.
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3-21-23 Sweet & Green: March!
3-4-2023 YAY! More good stuff
2-17-23 Big Bites!
1-31-23 Interesting Bit About Distribution
1-16-23 January This & That
12-30-22 '22 in the rearview, '23 in the fast lane
12-14-22 It's Tough out there, Baby
11-27-22 Short Days, Long Shifts, Good Food
11-10-22 November Begets December: busy busy busy
10-24-22 Local Food is a Changing World
10-06-22 Fall is happening quickly - It's getting busy!
09-22-22 Autumn! A Change of Pace
09-08-2022 Local Matters: Success Through Relationships
08-29-2022 Summer Fruit, Meet Summer Veg
07-14-2022 Beans to the left of me, tomatoes to the right
07-01-2022 Summer in Vermont: Hi-Dee-Hoe
06-03-2022 - June is such a great food month!
05-19-2022 - Preparing for High Traffic
05-04-2022 - Local Sales: Global Variables
04-21-2022 - Community Connections: Spring into Action
04-07-2022 - Spring is in the Air! Food Fun Season Begins
03-24-2022 - Amazing Maple-Mud Year!
03-10-2022 - March Madness=Maple Madness
02-24 -2022 - Longer Days=Spring on the way
02-09-2022 - Good Stuff-The Mid-Winter Edition
01-27-2022 - Making Connections: B2B Partnerships
01-12-2022 - "Winter" Foods
12-30-2021 - Onward into a new year
12-20-2021- You've Been Amazing
12-09-2021 - A Few Good Things
12-03-2021 - It's that time of year...wrapping & packing
11-22-2021 - Gratitude & Thanks
10-27-21 - A Healthy Pause
10-20-2021 - Heading to the Holidays: Turkeys & Pre-Orders
10-13-2021 - Crazy Busy in VT & Organic Dairy Update
10-07-2021 - It's peak orange season in Vermont!
09-28-2021 - Foliage begets fall sales!
09-22-2021 - Its Fall with seasonally good food
09-15-2021 - A Slight Break-The Seasonal Shift
09-09-2021 - Partnerships for Local Sales
09-02-2021 - A Few Reminders & Keeping Things Easy
08/25/2021- Values-Based Buying AND MORE!
08/18/2021 - August in Vermont, Crazy Good!
08/12/2021 - It's nearly mid-August & looking mighty tasty!
08/06/2021 - Stores + producers = community connections
07/28/2021 - Lots to cover!
07/22/2021 - Vermont Adventuring
07/14/2021 - Vermont Summer = July Bounty
06/30/2021 - Labor, Supply, Demand Woes & Summer Products
06/23/2021 - Summer is full-on in Vermont!
06/17/2021 - It's June. There is some relief. Things are changing.
06/09/2021 - Cool & Refreshing VT Products!
06/03/2021 - Summer is coming on! Ice cream, Honey & Bees
05/27/2021 - VT Vaccinations & VT Creemees: It starts on the farm!
05/20/2021 - So many things to consider!
05/12/2021 - Spring! A feast of colors
05/06/2021 - Seasonal Highlights & Spring Excitement
04/29/2021 - Bakery burned by "investment"
04/22/2021 - Earth Day Snow Day: A Lite Bite
04/15/2021 - The reopening conundrum & new product highlights
04/08/2021 - Great VT Products & Stores to Know
04/01/2021 - A small but mighty state, selling lots of VT products
03/24/2021 - Might as well talk maple, we ARE in Vermont
03/17/2021 - It's Sprin-ter!
03/10/2021 - March: Spring Cleaning Time!
03/03/2021 - In like a lamb (ish) (then like a lion)
02/24/2021 - A different kind of Bite this week
02/17/2021 - Mid February, that happened fast!
02/10/2021 - February: A good time to fine-tune operations
02/03/2021 - Drink Up! It's Hot Chocolate Week in VT
01/27/2021 - Things to know
01/20/2021 - Attaining wellbeing & a good cleansing for 2021
01/14/2021 - Maintaining local food sales strategies in a pandemic
01/07/2021 - Onward into 2021, safety and uncertainties continue
12/30/2020 - What a long, strange trip. 2020 we are still #Vermontstrong
12/22/2020 - Little of This, Little of That for when you can take a break
12/17/2020 - December, December, December - Winding down 2020
12/14/2020 - Generating & Regenerating Sales
12/03/2020 - Stepping Back while Stepping Up
11/24/2020 - Keeping it simple
11/17/2020 - Promoting Vermont Products: We are in it together
11/12/2020 - Holidays, travel restrictions & uncertainties
11/05/2020 - It's all about the numbers
10/29/2020 - Staff Training = Service & Sales
10/21/2020 - Local Food Demand: Stronger Than Ever
10/15/2020 - Community Partnerships and Seasonal Promotions
10/08/2020 - A Super Small Bite
10/01/2020 - Vermonters Eating Vermont: A Sweet & Colorful Season
09/24/2020 - Apples & Cheese, Meat & Produce: Vermont is local!
09/16/2020 - From Bakersfield down through the Northshire
09/10/2020 - Six months of covid shifts, impacts, uncertainty
09/03/2020 - Another reset: seasonal transition & buy local
08/27/2020 - Finding even ground
08/19/2020 - Bread and chocolate - stocking the staples
08/12/2020 - Summer in Vermont: Simplicity... Yet Busy!
08/06/2020 - Around the world in Vermont
07/31/2020 - Promoting Simple High-Summer Meals
07/24/2020 - Small Bites: A 19 Week Photo Gallery
07/15/2020 - Sweets & Treats
07/09/2020 - Vermont is busy, people are thirsty
07/02/2020 - July 4th Holiday Weekend & Lots of Great Food to Sell!
06/24/2020 - Serving up Summer!
06/17/2020 - Serving our Communities
06/10/2020 - "Opening the Spigot" increases in-store shopping
06/03/2020 - Optimism and Safety Challenges
05/27/2020 - We made it through the holiday
/05/20/2020 - Still Flexing in Week 10 of Covid-19
05/13/2020 - Week 9: Changes are Coming
05/06/2020 - Week 8: Stress, Strain, and Safety
04/29/2020 - Week 7 : Covid Resiliency
04/16/2020 - Week 5 of Critical Decision Making
04/09/2020 - Week 4 of Critical Decision Making
04/02/2020 - Week 3 of Critical Decision Making
03/26/2020 - Week 2 of Critical Decision Making
03/19/2020 - Community Stores and Suppliers Respond
03/01/2020 - Small Bites March 2020
February 2020 - Small Bites February 2020
January 2020 - Small Bites January 2020
December 2019 - Small Bites December : On being Creative
November 2019 - Small Bites : Be an Agent of Change
October 2019 - Small Bites : Savor the Flavors
September 2019 - Small Bites : Preparing for foliage season uptick
August 2019 - Small Bites : Making the Most of Summer
July 2019 - Small Bites : Grilling for Sales
June 2019 - Small Bites : Strawberry Summer Sales
May 2019 - Small Bites for Insatiable Retailers
April 2019 - April 2019 Small Bites
March 2019 - March 2019 Small Bites
February 2019 - February 2019 Small Bites
January 2019 - January 2019 Small Bites