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Check out the full panel discussion from ‘Have a Taste of Buying Local’

Did you miss April’s Have a Taste of Buying Local event? Never fear! The panel of knowledgeable community members was caught on video. Check it out here! Advertisements

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Civil Eats profiles Vermont’s local food progress

In an article you’ve probably seen bouncing around social media, Civil Eats took a look at the work that Vermont lawmakers, nonprofits, and activist have done in the past ten years to increase locally produced and consumed food. While the … Continue reading

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“Hunger in Vermont: Plenty of Food, But Still Falling Short”

“Food is our most basic human need. . . ¬†Where is the political will to end hunger?” – Judy Stermer, Vermont Foodbank Read more at The Bridge.

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School Garden Forum: Spring into the school garden curriculum!

Calling all school garden coordinators! Due to popular demand, the CVFSC is coordinating another School Garden Forum on the topic of integrating gardens into curriculum. Many devoted school garden coordinators already work student-run gardens into their lessons, but there are … Continue reading

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Event: Have a Taste of Buying Local

If you’ve ever been interested in buying more of your food from local vendors, join us on April 11 in Barre for our Have a Taste of Buying Local event. In partnership with the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, … Continue reading

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Food Atlas

In case you haven’t already explored it, Farm to Plate’s Food Atlas is a great resource whether you’re looking for a specific food resources or simply trying to get a general picture of Vermont’s food system. You can search by … Continue reading

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Explore Vermont’s Food System!

Last 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% … Continue reading

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