Vermont Food System Plan Product Brief: Produce

Significant challenges are on the horizon for more than 1,000 produce farms that add diversity and innovation to Vermont’s agricultural economy, which is otherwise largely dependent on the commodity dairy industry. Though small in proportion to dairy, produce farms (excluding apple farms) generate over $50 million in annual sales, employ thousands of (mostly seasonal) workers, and supply key components of a healthy diet.

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