March 2014 Blog Posts

March 27, 2014

Is Organic Certification Right for You?

Farms often find that organic certification helps their sales. Photo by Elizabeth Ferry at Cedar Circle Farm. Choosing whether or not to become certified organic is a decision that has a lot of factors, including environmental and social values, marketing channels, farm size and type, and more....

March 12, 2014

VTFMA Featured Market: Middlebury Farmers' Market

NOFA-VT and the Vermont Farmers Market Association (VTFMA) work closely to support  farmers' market across the state. The latest in our series of featured markets is the Middlebury Farmers' Market. After a mid-winter break, the Middlebury Farmers’ Market has returned from its two-month hiatus as...

March 3, 2014

Join the Right to Know Roadshow!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v40gGgqzf4A&feature=youtu.be We are at a critical stage in the two-year effort to pass legislation requiring foods made with genetic engineering to be labeled in Vermont. After passing the Vermont House last year and the Senate Agriculture Committee last month,...