Explore Vermont’s Food System!

farmtoplateLast month, the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund released the Farm to Plate annual report. The document included some interesting and encouraging information about Vermont’s food system:

  • 4,189 new food systems jobs were created between 2009 and 2013. That’s a 7.2% increase!
  • More businesses are sourcing local food, including Sodexo which spent $3.2 million on local food and UVM Medical Center which spend $1.6 million on local food in 2014.
  • Since 2009, the number of food manufacturing firms have seen a 37% increase!

Read more of the report HERE.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s