September 2016 Blog Posts

September 17, 2016 •
Maddie Monty, NOFA-VT Policy Advisor

What's Important to You?

NOFA Vermont advocates for policies that strengthen our food system by supporting sustainable farming practices, improving economic opportunities for farmers, and expanding access to local and organic foods for all Vermonters.  Maintaining an active voice in our political process is a...

September 17, 2016 •
Opinion by Rachel Fussell, Farmer Education Coordinator

Why I Choose Organic Everyday

There are many reasons why I choose to buy organic foods and products every day. For my small family of two (and our furry dog “child”), organic has always been a priority. I see organic as a no-brainer, it’s a direct vote for my immediate health, future generations,...

September 17, 2016

2016 Farmer Olympics: Media & Photos

First, don't miss these amazing features by the Boston Globe and the Valley News! → Boston Globe article & photo gallery → Valley News video Farm teams from all across Vermont gathered together on a beautiful afternoon in August at the Broad Acres Farm in Vershire,...

September 15, 2016 •
Jack Lazor, Vermont Organic Farmer

Sustainability

Op-ed published in VT Digger by Jack Lazor, co-owner of Butterworks Farm, a certified organic dairy operation in Westfield, VT