Resource Library

Bulk Order 2016

The 2016 NOFA Vermont Bulk Order aims to provide you with high quality farm and garden products at reduced prices.

  • Other
  • Certification
  • Gardening
  • Technical Assistance
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader

Farm to Community Mentor Brochure

Farm to Community Mentors are farmers, educators, and community members who facilitate links between other farmers, educators, and community members.

  • Document
  • Farm to School
  • Educator
  • Farmer

Farmer Correspondence Program (Brochure)

The Farmer Correspondence Program is a seasonal exchange between Vermont farmers and their neighboring schoolchildren.

  • Other
  • Farm to Institution
  • Farm to School
  • Educator
  • Farmer

Farmers Markets Annual Reports

NOFA Vermont's annual Farmer's market report and conclusions, as well as special projects related to farmers' markets, including the results of the 2010 Vermonters poll and a pricing study that NOFA Vermont is conducting.

  • Document
  • Farmers Markets
  • Farmers Market Managers

Local Food Commitment Posters & Worksheets

For all institutions (adjusted for all states) that are working to develop their local food buying programs and to market these programs to their customers, administrators, or other staff.

  • Document
  • Farm to Institution
  • Educator
  • Farmer
  • NOFAvore

NOFA Notes

NOFA-VT’s quarterly seasonal newsletter, chock-full of farming and gardening information, local foods resources, book reviews, opinion pieces, analysis of public policy initiatives, recipes, events listings, and more.

  • Document
  • Other
  • Certification
  • Gardening
  • Technical Assistance
  • Educator
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader
  • NOFAvore

NOFA Notes Advertising Rate Sheet

Interested in advertising in or writing for NOFA Notes? Download our advertising rate sheet and schedule, or contact Kim Mercer, Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, at kim@nofavt.org or call 802-434-4122 x 15.

  • Document

Organizing & Maintaining Your Farmers Market

A complete guide to farmers' market start-up and maintenance, Organizing and Maintaining Your Farmers' Market is an essential resource for market managers and organizers.

  • Document
  • Direct Marketing
  • Farmers Markets

Rapid Market Assessment (RMA)

Rapid Market Assessment (RMA) is a simple tool that markets can use to take a snapshot of a given market day.  To be most effective, it is best to plan regular RMAs throughout the market season; however, even just conducting the assessment once will collect a lot of information about customer habits

  • Manual / Guide
  • Direct Marketing
  • Farmer
  • Farmers Market Managers

Vermont Organic Farm & Food Guide 2015-2016

A comprehensive guide more than 500 organic farmers and processors in Vermont, you don't have to choose between local and organic.

  • Other
  • Certification
  • CSAs
  • Direct Marketing
  • Farmers Markets
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader
  • NOFAvore

Why Buy Organic: Community

Certified organic producers in Vermont discuss the relationships they have with their customers and communities. 

  • Video
  • Certification
  • Direct Marketing
  • Educator
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader
  • NOFAvore

Why Buy Organic: Integrity

Certified organic producers discuss what is behind the organic claim on certified organic products.

  • Video
  • Certification
  • Direct Marketing
  • Educator
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader
  • NOFAvore

Why Buy Organic: No GMOs

Certified organic producers Brent and Regina Beidler of Beidler Family Farm in Randolph Center, Vermont, discuss the increase in the use of genetically modified organisms in dairy operations and clarify the means by which they prevent GMO contamination of their organic crops.

  • Video
  • Certification
  • Direct Marketing
  • Educator
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader
  • NOFAvore

Why Buy Organic: Stewardship

John Hayden of The Farm Between in Jeffersonville, Vermont, discusses the role that biodiversity plays in improving the fertility and production on his certified organic farm.

  • Video
  • Certification
  • Direct Marketing
  • Educator
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader
  • NOFAvore

Why Buy Organic: Taste

Alison Baker, chef at Cedar Cicle Farm in Thetford, Vermont, explains the connection between the way farmers manage their soils and the flavors in the food crops they harvest.

  • Certification
  • Direct Marketing
  • Educator
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader
  • NOFAvore

Winter Conference 2016 Brochure & Trailer

NOFA Vermont's 34th annual gathering for organic enthusiasts, farmers, gardeners, and consumers - Our Soil, Our Health - will be February 13-15 in Burlington, VT

  • Document
  • Direct Marketing
  • Farm to Institution
  • Farm to School
  • Farmers Markets
  • Gardening
  • Technical Assistance
  • Educator
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader
  • NOFAvore

Winter Conference 2016 Program (PDF)

The complete program for NOFA Vermont's 34th annual winter conference: February 13-15 in Burlington, Vermont

  • Document
  • Certification
  • CSAs
  • Direct Marketing
  • Farm to Institution
  • Farm to School
  • Farmers Markets
  • Gardening
  • Technical Assistance
  • Educator
  • Farmer
  • Farmers Market Managers
  • Gardener
  • Homesteader
  • NOFAvore