The Vermont Food System Atlas Launches!

The Vermont Food System Atlas Launches!

June 3, 2013By Rachel CarterPress Releases

There’s an exciting new tool for exploring Vermont’s food system – the Vermont Food System Atlas! The Food Atlas is the digital platform for advancing the Farm to Plate Strategic Plan, a ten-year plan assembled by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund to strengthen Vermont’s food system. Local food movements around the world are springing up … Read More

Farm Fresh Fuel Project: Growing Our Own Biodiesel

Farm Fresh Fuel Project: Growing Our Own Biodiesel

December 17, 2012By Rachel CarterPress Releases

A small revolution is happening in Grand Isle County, in the northwestern corner of Vermont. On a rainy Saturday in December, a small crowd gathered in Roger Rainville’s dairy barn-turned-energy lab. They were dairy farmers, organic growers, and landowners, but this year, this group of ten growers also tried their hand at making their own … Read More

Farm to Plate Annual Gathering: Taking Stock and Moving Ahead

Farm to Plate Annual Gathering: Taking Stock and Moving Ahead

October 23, 2012By Rachel CarterPress Releases

From the expansion of Black River Produce into a 50,000 square foot meat processing facility and the 19 value-added food producers crafting away at the Mad River Food Hub, to Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s “Lunchbox” mobile farmers’ market and the emergence of several large in-state milk processors, Vermonters are working to “save the world in our … Read More