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March 31, 2016 •
Nicole Dehne, Certification Director

Share Your Recommendations for Organic Production!

The NOSB (National Organic Standards Board) meets twice each year to discuss what should - and shouldn't - be allowed in organic production. Their next meeting is April 25 - 27 in Washington D.C. and it's open to the public! Can't make it to D.C. but want to share your views on organic production with the NOSB?

March 31, 2016 •
Michael Good, Community Food Security Coordinator

Bulk Order Leftovers (2016)

Get some great deals on items left over from NOFA Vermont’s annual Bulk Order, a buying program that gives members and the general public the chance to purchase quality farm and garden products that meet the National Organic Standards at volume discounts.

March 15, 2016 •
Vera Change, Shelburne Farms

Over 260 Students to Compete in Ninth Annual Jr Iron Chef VT Competition

Ready, set, chop! On Saturday, March 19, 58 middle and high school teams will compete in this year’s Jr Iron Chef VT. In its ninth year, this youth culinary competition was one of the first in the nation to focus on local food and school meals. Participation has more than doubled since its founding, and teams now come from every corner of the state. It has challenged and inspired nearly 3,000 kids to connect with where food comes from, cook from scratch, and eat healthy, local foods.

March 6, 2016 •
Maddie Monty, NOFA-VT Policy Advisor

The Return of the DARK Act: It's Now or Never for GMO Labeling

Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) introduced a bill last week that attempts to permanently strike down Vermont's first-in-the-nation GMO labeling law, set to take effect in just 4 short months. This despicable bill is a direct attack on Vermonters' right to simple, factual information about the food we eat and feed our families.

February 25, 2016 •
Erin Buckwalter

CSA Day Is Here!!!

February 25th is National CSA Sign-Up Day - Sign Up for your CSA today!

December 8, 2015

Calling All Junior Iron Chefs

Statewide youth culinary competition now accepting teams....early bird registration deadline is December 16, 2015

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