On Thursday, October 1st, 2015 generous restaurants, coops, and food stores statewide participated in Share the Harvest by donating a portion of their day’s sales to the Farm Share Program. NOFA Vermont thanks these participants and all of the people who ate out or shopped at participating establishments on this date!
Donations to the Farm Share Program are always welcomed and are accepted year round. If you would like to contribute to the Farm Share Program, you can do so online or download this coupon to make a donation.
NOFA Vermont's Farm Share Program is a great way that limited-income Vermonters can afford to purchase CSA (community supported agriculture) shares of fresh produce from their local farmers. Donations to the Farm Share Program go into a fund which helps subsidize CSA shares to needy Vermonters. NOFA Vermont believes that all Vermonters should be able to eat local organic food, regardless of their income level, while also making sure farmers get a good wage for their hard work.
In 2015, the Farm Share Program is serving over 1,400 limited-income people statewide with participation from 50 Vermont farms. Demand for Farm Share Program support is significant and a waiting list for CSA share recipients has been established. The Farm Share Program is funded by individual donations and by the annual Share the Harvest fundraiser.
If you know of a restaurant or food store who would like to participate in Share the Harvest 2016, please contact Becca Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-434-4122 x 20.
2015 Share the Harvest participants are listed below. Click on any name to learn more about them.
Special thanks to those businesses who have shown their commitment to our local food system with their long-time participation in Share the Harvest. Businesses with 8 or more years of participation are designated with asterisks (*).
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