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Alice Levitt

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Farm to Plate is Vermont’s statewide initiative to increase economic
development and jobs in the farm and food sector and improve access
to healthy local food for all Vermonters.


News & Announcements

Celebrating Shelburne, Vermont's Food Artisans

Shelburne, Vermont, on the shores of Lake Champlain, is home to iconic Vermont brands like Vermont Teddy Bear and Shelburne Farms. This quiet town is also home to a strong and growing community of hard-working, passionate artisans. These craftspeople do things by hand, they follow their hearts and they produce incredible products.

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RFQ - Seeking qualified consultants to work with farm, food and forestry sectors

The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program is seeking individuals and firms that are interested in providing business-related services to the agricultural and forestry sectors. We will facilitate networking between RFQ respondents and a network of eleven organizations in Vermont that provide business planning and technical assistance. This will be followed by a meet-up event in early December.

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VT Schools Celebrate Healthy Food, Kids & Communities with National Farm to School Month

October is National Farm to School month, and schools around the state are reaping the benefits! With a host of harvest festivals and taste tests, work days and classroom activities, schools and organizations around the state are busy celebrating Farm to School (FTS) programs and the numerous ways they help our kids, schools, farms and communities.

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Meetings & Events

Agritourism Study Tour of Quebec's Eastern Townships

Join a dynamic tour of working farms in the Eastern Townships of Quebec on October 29 & 30, 2014. This 2-day workshop will offer the opportunity to visit several farms that host guests for education, shopping, eating, events, recreation and more.

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VT Grass Farmers Association Virtual Annual Meeting

The Vermont Grass Farmers Association (VGFA) is presenting an online Annual Meeting, organizational update and member discussion on October 31. Open to all members, friends and interested parties!

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Dr. Vandana Shiva in Burlington

Dr. Vandana Shiva, the internationally recognized scientist and activist will speak in support of Vermont’s first-in-the nation, “no strings attached” GMO food labeling law. Her presentation is titled: Food System Transformation and Reversing the Climate Crisis: How Vermont’s GMO labeling law is part of the solution.

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Job Listings

Loan Officer (Vermont Agricultural Credit Corporation (VACC))

Vermont Agricultural Credit Corporation seeks motivated individual to join its agricultural lending staff. The loan officer will visit farm and forestry applicants throughout the state, analyze and prepare loan requests, service diverse loan portfolio and perform annual analyses. Knowledge of agricultural/forest industry, strong written skills, computer literacy required. Prefer previous…

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Contract Seed Production Coordinator (High Mowing Organic Seeds)

Position Summary: As High Mowing Organic Seeds expands our offerings of new and unique varieties we seek a dedicated person to oversee our contract seed productions. This person will support our Product Development team in finding reliable production capacity for both new and existing varieties by continuing to expand and strengthen…

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Membership Coordinator and Communications Coordinator (Vermont Land Trust)

The full-time Membership Coordinator will work closely with the Development Director and VP for Community Relations to recruit and retain members through effective marketing. He or she will also research and identify people and groups aligned with VLT’s mission and help develop and implement approaches to recruit new members through…

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