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Farm to Plate Strategic Plan ~ Figures and Tables

Executive Summary

  • Figure 1: Food System Diagram  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 2: Agricultural Acres by County  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3: Total Market Value of Vermont Farm Products  [jpg | png]
  • Table 1: Can Vermont Feed Itself  [jpg | png]
  • Table 2: Employment Impact  [jpg | png]

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Chapter 3: Analysis of Vermont's Food System

3.1 Consumer Demand, Consumer Education, and Marketing

3.2 Farm Inputs

  • Figure 3.2.1: Agricultural Productivity in the United States, 1948-2008  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.2: U.S. Aggregate Gross Farm Income, Production Expenses, and Net Farm Income 1970-2009  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.3: Vermont Aggregate Gross Farm Income, Production Expenses, and Net Farm Income, 1970-2009  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.4: Percent Change in U.S. Farm Production Expenses, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.5: Annual Average Imported Crude Oil Price, 1968-2011  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.6: Vermont Farm Production Expenses, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.7: Percent Change in Vermont Farm Production Expenses, 1997-2007 [jpg | png]
  • Unnumbered: World Energy Consumption, 1960-2008, Quadrillion BTUs  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.1: U.S. Agricultural Productivity Growth Rate, 1948-2008  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.2: U.S. Agricultural Productivity  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.3: Vermont Agricultural Productivity  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.4: Peak-to-Peak Growth Rates for U.S. Aggregate Gross Farm Income, Production Expenses, and Net Farm Income  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.5: Peak-to-Peak Growth Rates for Vermont Aggregate Gross Farm Income, Production Expenses, and Net Farm Income  [jpg | png]

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3.2 Farm Inputs: Land Access and Availability

  • Figure 3.2.8: Land in Agriculture in Vermont, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.9: Percentage of Land in Agriculture by County  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.6: Vermont Farm Transfers and Sales  [jpg | png]

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3.2 Farm Inputs: Soil

  • Figure 3.2.10: Total Acres of Good Farmland Soils by County  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.11: Fertilizer Use in the United States, 1960-2008  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.12: Soil Erosion in the United States, 1982-2007  [jpg | png]

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3.2 Farm Inputs: Assets & Debts

  • Table 3.2.9: Estimated Assets from Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Equipment  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.10: Vermont Interest Expenses  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.11: Rent for Land, Buildings, and Grazing Fees  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.12: Rent and Lease Expenses for Machinery, Equipment, and Vehicles  [jpg | png]

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3.2 Farm Inputs: Animal Feed

  • Figure 3.2.13: U.S. Feed Grain Production (Corn, Sorghum, Barley, and Oats)  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.13: Vermont Cropland Harvested for Animal Feed, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.14: Vermont Livestock Inventory, Feed Production, and Feed Purchases, 1987-2007  [jpg | png]

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3.2 Farm Inputs: Seed

  • Figure 3.2.14: GE Crop Trends in the United States, 2000-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.2.16: Vermont Seeds, Plants, Vines, and Trees Expenses  [jpg | png]

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3.2 Farm Inputs: Energy

  • Figure 3.2.15: Vermont's Total Energy Consumption, 1960-2008  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.2.16: On-Farm Diesel Conumption, 1984-2009  [jpg | png]

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3.2 Farm Inputs: Labor

  • Figure 3.2.17: Vermont Food System Employment  [jpg | png]

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3.3 Food Production: Dairy

  • Figure 3.3.1: Net Earnings per Hundredweight (CWT) of Milk, 1977-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.2: Dairy Farms and Non-Dairy Farms by County, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.3: Density of Vermont Dairy Cattle and Milk Production Locations  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.4: Vermont Cow Dairy Farms, 1920-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.5: Vermont Dairy Farms by Size, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.6: Number of Vermont Dairy Cows and Milk Production, 1997-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.7: Northeast Milk Production, 1951-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.8: Total Sales of Vermont's Agricultural Products by Commodity Group, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.9: Vermont All-Milk Price per CWT, 1960-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.10: Class I-IV Prices per CWT for Northeast Milk Marketing Order, 2000-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.11: Northeast Net Earnings per Cow  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.1: Number of Dairy Farms by Production System and Size of Farm, 2011  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.2: Vermont Dairy Farm Size, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.3: Vermont Dairy Farms by Herd Size, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.4: Vermont Dairy Farms by Number of Milk Cows, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.5: Vermont Dairy Production Classes, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.6: Vermont Dairy Farm Gains and Losses, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.7: Value of Production by Farm Typology, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.8: Dairy Price Stablization Programs  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.9: Results of Three Proposed Milk Price Stablization Programs  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.10: Top Organic Dairy Producing States, 2007  [jpg | png]

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3.3 Food Production: Livestock

  • Figure 3.3.1: Moving Meat from Farm to Plate  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.2: Inventory of Vermont Livestock Farms  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.3: Value of Sales from Vermont-Raised Livestock, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.4: Vermont Cattle Operations  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.5: Vermont Cattle Inventory  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.6: Vermont Poultry Inventory  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.7: U.S. Per Capita Meat Availability (Retail Weight, Boneless Equivalent), 1970-2009  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.1: Inventory of Vermont Livestock  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.2: Number of Vermont Livestock Sold  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.3: Value of Vermont Livestock Sales as Percentage of Total Sales and Nondairy Sales, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.4: Vermont Beef Cow Inventory, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.5: Vermont Beef Sales by Size of Farm, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.6: Vermont Sheep and Lamb Inventory  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.7: Vermont Ewes 1 Year and Older Sales, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.8: Vermont Hog and Pig Sales, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.9: Vermont Per Capita Availability Estimates Based on 2007 Livestock Inventory  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.10: Vermont Per Capita Availability Estimates Based on 2007 Livestock Sales  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.11: Per Capita Availability Estimates Based on 2007 Livestock Sales  [jpg | png]

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3.3 Food Production: Fruits and Vegetables

3.3 Food Production: Maple

  • Figure 3.3.1: U.S. Maple Production, 1992-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.2: World Maple Syrup Production in Gallons, 2009  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.3: Market Value of U.S. Maple Syrup Production (adjusted for inflation)  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.4: Vermont Maple Syrup Production by County  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.5: Vermont Maple Syrup Taps by County, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.3.6: Members of Vermont Sugar Makers Association by Town  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.1: Maple Syrup Consumption Estimates  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.2: Maple Forest Group Acres by County, 2008  [jpg | png]

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3.3 Food Production: Eggs

3.3 Food Production: Grains

3.3 Food Production: Honey

  • Figure 3.3.1: Vermont Honey Production  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.3.1: Honey Consumption Estimates  [jpg | png]

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3.3 Food Production: Fish and Aquaculture

3.3 Food Production: Beer and Wine

3.4 Food Processing and Manufacturing

  • Figure 3.4.1: Vermont Food Processing Facilities  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.4.2: Vermont Food Processors (excludes dairy processing)  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.4.3: Livestock Production, Slaughter, and Processing Facilities  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.4.4: Dairy Farms and Nondairy Farms by County  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.4.5: Dairy-Related Food Processing Facilities  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 3.4.6: Food Centers by Region  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.4.1: Manufacturing Industries Sorted by Employment  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.4.2: Employment Change in Vermont's Manufacturing Industry  [jpg | png]
  • Table 3.4.3: Vermont Inspected Slaughter Facilities  [jpg | png]

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3.5 Wholesale Distribution and Storage

3.6 Retail Distribution

3.7 Nutrient Management

Chapter 4: Crosscutting Issues

4.1 Food Security in Vermont

  • Figure 4.1.1: Food Access-Charitable Food Sites  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 4.1.2: How Food Flows through the Charitable Food System: Sources and Distributors of Free and Reduced Cost Food  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 4.1.3: Community and School Gardens, Farm-to-School Programs, and Schools with >50% Students Eligible for Free or Reduced Meals   [jpg | png]

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4.2 Food System Education

  • Figure 4.2.1: Food System Education for All Ages   [jpg | png]
  • Figure 4.2.2: Vermont Food System Education Locations  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 4.2.3: Farm-to-School Program and School-Community Gardens  [jpg | png]
  • Table 4.2.1: Career and Technical Education Center Food Systems-Related Programs  [jpg | png]
  • Table 4.2.2: Food System Degree Programs at Vermont Postsecondary Schools   [jpg | png]
  • Table 4.2.3: Tuition at Vermont Postsecondary Education Institutions  [jpg | png]

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4.3 Food System Labor and Workforce Development

4.4 Food System Technical Assistance and Business Planning

  • Figure 4.4.1: Navigating the Business Planning and Technical Assistance Continuum  [jpg | png]
  • Table 4.4.1: Business and Technical Assistance Services Matrix

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4.5 Financing the Food System

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4.6 Food System Energy Issues

4.7 Food System Regulation

  • Figure 4.7.1: VAAFM Organizational Chart  [jpg | png]
  • Figure 4.7.2: At Enactment: 2008 Farm Bill, Distribution of Mandatory Spending  [jpg | png]
  • Table 4.7.1: Farm Inspections, 2009  [jpg | png]
  • Table 4.7.2: Product Licensing and Exemptions  [jpg | png]
  • Table 4.7.3: VAAFM Involvement with Other Agencies and Departments  [jpg | png]
  • Table 4.7.4: VAAFM Involvement with National Groups  [jpg | png]
  • Table 4.7.5: F2P Sections Relevant to Legislature  [jpg | png]

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4.8 Leadership, Communication, and Coordination Across the Food System

Appendices

Appendix B: Revitalizing Vermont's Dairy Industry

  • Figure B.1: Net Earnings Per Hundredweight (CWT) of Milk, 1977-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.2: Dairy Farms and Non-Dairy Farms by County, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.3: Density of Vermont dairy Cattle and Milk Production Locations  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.4: Vermont Cow Dairy Farms, 1920-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.5: Vermont Dairy Farms by Size, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.6: Number of Vermont Dairy Cows and Milk Production, 1927-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.7: Northeast Milk Production, 1951-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.8: Total Sales of Vermont's Agricultural Products by Commodity Group, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.9: Sales of Vermont Dairy Products (i.e. Milk and Dairy Cattle), 1969-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.10: Per Capita Availability of Dairy Products, 1970-2009  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.11: Vermont Dairy Production and Processing  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.12: Vermont Dairy Production and Processing Facilities  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.13: Vermont All-Milk Prices per CWT, 1960-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.14: Class I-IV Prices per CWT for Northeast Milk Marketing Order, 2000-2010  [jpg | png]
  • Figure B.15: Northeast Net Earnings per Cow  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.1: Number of Dairy Farms by Production System and Size of Farm, 2011  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.2: Vermont Dairy Farm Size, 1997  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.3: Vermont Diary Farm Size, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.4: Vermont Dairy Farms by Herd Size, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.5: Vermont Dairy Farms by Number of Milk Cows, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.6: Vermont Dairy Production Classes, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.7: Vermont Dairy Farm Gains and Losses, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.8: Value of Production by Farm Typology, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.9: Percent of Operator's Household Income from Farming  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.10: Vermont Agricultural Assets, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.11: Dairy Product Availability per Capita and Dietary Guidelines for Vermonters, 2009  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.12: Dairy Product Availability per Capita and Dietary Guidelines for New Englanders, 2009  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.13: Farms by Number of Households Sharing in Net Income of Farm  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.14: National Diary Industry Job Classifications (May 2010)  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.17: Dairy Price Stabilization Programs  [jpg | png]
  • Table B:18: Results of Three Proposed Milk Price Stabilization Programs  [jpg | png]
  • Table B.20: Top Organic Dairy Producing States, 2007  [jpg | png]

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Appendix C: Connecting the Dots: Strategies for Aligning Production, Processing, Distribution, and Market Outlets for Vermont's Local Food System

  • Figure C.1: Farm and Food Enterprise Development Framework  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.2: Raw Product Production Scale and Market Outlet Flow Chart  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.3: Processor Scale to Market Outlet Flow Chart  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.4: Vermont Food System: Retail Distribution  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.5: Vermont Food System: Institutional Purchasing Potential  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.6: Vermont Food System: Vermont Fresh Network Members  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.7: Vermont Food System: Potential Storage Facilities  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.8: U.S. Sales of Food at Home by Type of Outlet  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.9: U.S. Farm Share of Consumer Expenditures for Domestically Produced Food  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.10: U.S. Food Expenditures by Source of Funds, 2008  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.11: Vermont Food System: Non-Dairy Food Processing  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.12: Vermont Food System: Dairy Related Processing  [jpg | png]
  • Figure C.13: Vermont Food System: Service Territory of Regional Food Centers  [jpg | png]
  • Table C.1: Scale of farm Operation by Annual Sales  [jpg | png]
  • Table C.2: Scale of Farm Operation by Net Gains and Losses  [jpg | png]
  • Table C.3: Direct Farm Sales for New England States  [jpg | png]
  • Table C.4: Direct Sales Per Capita by Vermont County  [jpg | png]
  • Table C.5: Concentration of Functions in Distribution and Productions  [jpg | png]

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Appendix D: Dissolving the Double Bind: Strategies for Expanding Food Access and Developing Vermont's Local Food System

  • Figure D.1: Farmers' Markets  [jpg | png]
  • Figure D.2: Food Access - Senior Charitable Meal Sites  [jpg | png]
  • Figure D.3: How Food Lfows through the Charitable Food System: Sources and Distributors of Free and Reduced Cost Food  [jpg | png]
  • Figure D.4: Food Access - Charitable Food Sites  [jpg | png]
  • Figure D.5: Potential Storage and Processing Facilities  [jpg | png]
  • Figure D.6: Community Garden Food Usage, 2009  [jpg | png]
  • Figure D.7: Community and School Gardens, Farm-to-School Programs, and Schools with >50% Students Eligible for Free or Reduced Meals  [jpg | png]
  • Figure D.8: Good Things in Progress on the Federal Level  [jpg | png]
  • Table D.1: Sources of Food Distributed by Charitable Food Sites in 2009  [jpg | png]
  • Table D.2: Regional Food Center Community Food Security Strategies  [jpg | png]

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Appendix E: Meeting the Demand: Strategies for Expanding Vermont Livestock Production and Meat Processing

  • Figure E.1: Moving Meat from Farm to Plate  [jpg | png]
  • Figure E.2: Inventory of Vermont Livestock Farms  [jpg | png]
  • Figure E.3: Value of Sales from Vermont-Raised Livestock, 1997-2007  [jpg | png]
  • Figure E.4: Vermont Cattle Operations  [jpg | png]
  • Figure E.5: Vermont Cattle Inventory  [jpg | png]
  • Figure E.6: Vermont Poultry Inventory  [jpg | png]
  • Figure E.7: U.S. Per Capita Meat Availability (Retail Weight), 1966-2008  [jpg | png]
  • Figure E.8: Animal Slaughtering and Processing Facilities with Production Locations by Type  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.1: Inventory of Vermont Livestock  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.2: Number of Vermont Livestock Sold  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.3: Value of Vermont Livestock Sales as Percentage of Total Sales and Nondairy Sales, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.4: Vermont Beef Cow Inventory, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.5: Vermont Beef Sales by Size of Farm, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.6: Vermont Sheep and Lamb Inventory  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.7: Vermont Ewes 1 Year or Older Sales, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.8: Vermont Hog and Pig Sales, 2007  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.9: Livestock Required to Match Per Capita Availability   [jpg | png]
  • Table E.10: Vermont Per Capita Availability Estimates Based on 2007 Livestock Inventory  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.11: Vermont Per Capita Availability Estimates Based on 2007 Livestock Sales  [jpg | png]
  • Table E.12: Vermont Inspected Slaughter Facilities  [jpg | png]

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