The Farm to Plate (F2P) Initiative, approved at the end of the 2009 Vermont legislative session, directed the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, in consultation with the Sustainable Agriculture Council and other stakeholders, to develop a 10-year strategic plan to strengthen Vermont’s food system.
This publication reports on the history of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in the U.S. and discusses the various models that have emerged.
This site presents information about farm-to-college programs in the U.S. and Canada collected by the Community Food Security Coalition.
Introduces interested farmers and hospital food service departments to the ins and outs of developing partnerships between hospitals and local farms.
Dedicated to providing resources to farmers markets nationwide, The Farmers Market Coalition serves a rapidly growing industry with information and representation at state and federal levels. We help to build networks, link peers and connect farmers markets old and new with tools and resources for success.
These websites provide ways to list and market your farm and products online.
- Local Dirt - list products to sell online
- Local Harvest - list your farm, farm stand or CSA or sell products
- Yourfarmstand.com - VT based company that supports and hosts online farmers markets. List your farm description and products for sale online.
The Small Farm Program has several publications related to farmers markets--written for both farmers and market managers.
Webpage on Community Supported Agriculture
The FEED project works with school kitchen managers to integrate fresh, local foods into lunch programs, and to increase students' acceptance of fresh vegetables via a series of classroom taste tests and nutrition education lessons.
The Vermont Fresh Network builds innovative partnerships among farmers, chefs and consumers to strengthen Vermont's agriculture.
- Grow Organic Food
- Market Organic Food
- Find Organic Food