March 2015 Blog Posts

March 30, 2015

Growing the Good Food Movement: Reflections on Winter Conference 2015

The 33rd Annual NOFA Vermont Winter Conference was held February 14-16 at the University of Vermont (UVM) in Burlington. “Growing the Good Food Movement” brought together organic farmers, gardeners, homesteaders, and consumers for 3 days of workshops, keynotes, singing, feasting, and mid-winter...

March 6, 2015

VT Fresh - Transforming the food environment at local food shelves

[by Andrea Solazzo, Gleaning and Community Outreach Coordinator at Vermont Foodbank] Historically, charitable food organizations like food shelves and food banks were built around the availability of boxes and cans of shelf stable foods to provide vulnerable populations with an emergency food...

March 5, 2015

Vermont Farm Share applications available now

At NOFA Vermont, we are passionate about increasing the access of local, organic food to all Vermonters, while at the same time supporting the farmers that grow this food. As a function of this mission, we are happy to offer the Vermont Farm Share Program each summer and fall. Applications for the...

March 5, 2015

Vermont’s Working Lands need your support!

NOFA Vermont is a member of the Working Lands Partnership, a collaborative effort that is working to support local agriculture and forestry, grow and attract farm and forest entrepreneurs, and conserve Vermont’s Working Landscape far into the future. You may have heard in the news that this is an...