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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

City Market Donates Over $11,500 to COTS

Burlington, VT – For the past 17 years, City Market has held a COTS Tree Sale to benefit Burlington’s Committee on Temporary Shelter. This year, City Market once again sold fresh balsams from Moffatt’s Tree Farm in Craftsbury, Vermont. The Co-op sold 656 trees from Wednesday, December 3 through Thursday, December 11 and the net proceeds were all donated to COTS. City Market staff, Co-op Members, and community volunteers assisted customers with trees throughout the sale.

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NOFA-VT and VTC Offers Workshops for Farmers on Human Resources

NOFA Vermont and Vermont Technical College will be offering 1/2 day intensive training sessions this winter that will cover a wide array of labor management issues for farmers.

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Agency of Ag Issues Winter Reminder to Farmers

Winter requires farmers to operate with great care and also abide by season-specific rules.

"Winter presents all of us with weather-related challenges, but for farmers, there is a heightened need for vigilance," according the Chuck Ross, Vermont's Secretary of Agriculture. "Safety, stewardship practices, and advance-planning must remain top-of-mind for all our farmers this winter."

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Meetings & Events

Wine Science Short Course

Winter session of the Cold Climate Viticulture Series offered through the Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Technical College.

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Farm & Food Tech Social Meet-up

Makers, Hackers, Farmers, Foodies & Techies invited to explore economic and innovation opportunities in Vermont’s farm and food sector at Generator’s January Social Hour

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19th Annual Grazing & Livestock Conference

The conference is one of the largest gathering of grass farmers in the region. The 2015 theme is "At the Junction of Livestock and Environment" and will feature keynote speaker Joe Orefice of Paul Smith's College, plus workshops and intensives on swine production, water quality, poultry economics, predator management, forages, animal behavior, and more.

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Job Listings

CSA Manager (Mighty Food Farm)

VERMONT: Mighty Food Farm seeks CSA Manager for 2015/2016 Season.Mighty Food Farm is a certified Organic vegetable farm in our 9th year of operating, in beautiful Southern Vermont.  We currently have a 250 member CSA in addition to wholesale and retail accounts.  We are hiring a CSA MANAGER for the 2015 and 2016…

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Sheep Farm Internship (Tamarack Tunis)

Tamarack Vermont Sheep Farm has two intern positions to fill. First, an internship beginning in January and continuing through May that has an intensive lambing component. Second, we need a summer intern running from May – October to help with summer management. Open until filled. Farm Description: Tamarack Sheep Farm is a 250 ewe grass-based…

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Farm Program Recruitment Specialist (The Farm at the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC))

The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) The VYCC is a 501c3 nonprofit service, conservation, and education organization with a mission to teach individuals to take personal responsibility for all their actions.  For 29 summers, the VYCC has offered residential service opportunities to youth and young adults seeking meaningful work experiences.  Our program…

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