FEBRUARY'S MEMBER OF THE MONTH: Christine Bourque & Adam Farris, Blue Heron Farm (Grand Isle)
Leah Penniman is the founder of Soul Fire Farm and the author of "Farming While Black: African Disasporic Wisdom for Farming & Food Justice." We are so excited to present her as our keynote speaker on Day 1 of our 37th Annual Winter Conference. This interview was recorded and transcribed in January 2019.
For one special evening on Sunday, February 10, gather with us at The Great Northern for a grazing-style dinner (many small, passed plates and bites) to celebrate local food and benefit Jr Iron Chef VT! Six celebrated local chefs have each paired with a winning Jr Iron Chef VT team throughout the winter to cook together and share their culinary knowledge.
JANUARY'S MEMBER OF THE MONTH: Mike Bald, Got Weeds?
Earlier this month, after much debate, the Farm Bill Conference Committee came out with a compromise package that was passed by the Senate (87-13) and the House (386-47).
Congressional Record Statement about Enid Wonnacott, which was read by Senator Bernie Sanders on the Senate Floor, December 2018.
In keeping with this year's theme—Food Traditions: Celebrating our Agricultural Roots—we are delighted to announce our keynote speakers:
Do you produce seeds for your own garden, to share, or to sell? If so, we are interested in learning more about you.
Today, the Soil Health Institute released Living Soil, a new documentary featuring several farmers who have been SARE grantees.
NOFA-VT is now accepting applications for the 2019 Journey Farmer Program. This two-year program enables new farmers to advance their farming skills and experiences while being a part of a learning community of other beginning farmers and farmer mentors.
decEMBER'S MEMBERS OF THE MONTH: Danielle Allen & Ben Dana, Root 5 Farm (Fairlee, VT)
NOVEMBER'S MEMBER OF THE MONTH: CAROL COLLINS We are excited to share NOFA-VT's Member of the Month for November! In this new monthly feature, we'll choose a member to recognize each month as a way to celebrate all the wonderful people that make up the NOFA-VT community. Thank you for being a part of it!
A message from the board of directors regarding the search for NOFA-VT's next executive director.
A message from Enid Wonnacott, NOFA-VT's executive director, regarding her health, and her retirement.