August 2016 Blog Posts

August 2, 2016 •
Maddie Monty, NOFA-VT Policy Advisor

Food & Farming Questions for Candidates

As next Tuesday's Vermont primary election nears, Vermonters should know where our candidates stand on critical food and farming policy issues. Contact your candidates for state and federal office and find out their views on local food systems, water quality, genetic engineering, climate change, and more. 

August 2, 2016 •
Kim Mercer, Communications Coordinator

NOFA-VT's 2nd Annual Farmer Olympics will be held in Vershire on August 9th

Photos from 2015's 1st Annual Farmer Olympics (courtesy NOFA-VT) » Farmers and spectators are invited for boisterous mid-season competition in the fields at Broad Acres Farms VERSHIRE, VERMONT — Teams from all over Vermont are invited to come together from 4:00 to 8:00...

August 2, 2016 •
Grace Meyer, DiginVT

Vermont Open Farm Week Returns August 15‐21, Celebrates Local Food Origins

Vermont farms welcome the public into the field to dig into the local agricultural economy Vermont, statewide – Following a successful first year, farmers across Vermont will once again open their barn doors and garden gates to the public for a behind‐the‐scenes look at...