August 2017 Blog Posts

August 17, 2017 •
Kim Mercer, NOFA-VT Communications Coordinator

Photos from the 3rd annual Farmer Olympics

More photos from the event on our Facebook page » Read the story in The Rutland Herald: "Ag-letics Rule at Farmer Olympics" » Farmers and farm crews used their agricultural talents to go for the gold at this mid-season extravaganza competition. Individual farm teams...

August 7, 2017 •
Erin Buckwalter, NOFA-VT Market Development Director

Seeking Focus Group Participants!

Are you the primary food shopper in your household?  Yes? Keep reading. We are looking for participants, ages 25+, to provide insight about food shopping habits and beliefs, related to locally grown and organic foods.  The focus group will take place on Saturday,...

August 1, 2017 •
Kyla Bedard, NOFA-VT Education Coordinator

Request for Workshop Proposals 36th NOFA Vermont Annual Winter Conference 

36th Annual NOFA-VT Winter Conference February 17-19, 2018 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT Proposal application period: August 1, 2017 - September 20, 2017 Proposals will not be accepted after September 20, 2017  submit proposals About the Conference:  The NOFA-VT Annual...

August 1, 2017 •
Kim Mercer, NOFA-VT Communications Coordinator

3rd Annual Farmer Olympics to be held in Poultney on August 2nd

Teams of farmers from all over Vermont will come together to compete in a wide range of events designed to challenge farmers’ field skills. The third annual Farmer Olympics, hosted by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA Vermont), is a chance to take a mid-season break and enjoy some healthy competition with fellow farmers. 

August 1, 2017 •
Marissa Watson, School Food Programs Coordinator

Vermont Summer Meals Program

VT-FEED (Food Education Every Day) has partnered with five Summer Meals sites around the state to encourage more local food purchasing and nutrition education while school is out of session.