your guide to local food in Vermont's Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, and Rutland counties
Vermont has a wealth of non-profit, membership, and advocacy organizations that are making great progress in increasing agricultural and food system literacy, linking consumers to local producers, improving farm viability, and stimulating local markets.
Find out more:
Intervale Center: A nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop farm- and land-based enterprises that generate economic and social opportunity while protecting natural resources.
Northeast Organic Farmers Association-Vermont: Offers workshops, conferences, and training for organic and sustainable farmers. The NOFA-VT web site includes a statewide list of organic farms, farm stands, CSAs, and farmers’ markets.
Vermont Agency of Agriculture – Finding Local Food: A comprehensive listing of localvore groups, other local food directories, and resources.
Vermont Food Education Every Day (VT-FEED): Integrates local foods into Vermont schools, connecting classroom, community, and cafeteria.
Vermont Fresh Network: Encourages partnerships among farmers, food producers, and chefs, and educates the dining public about the value of Vermont grown foods, as well as the economic impact of supporting local businesses. Seach VFN’s partner membership list to find farmers and chefs by town, region, product category, and keyword.
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