December 2018 Blog Posts

December 20, 2018 •
Maddie Kempner, NOFA-VT Membership Coordinator & Policy Advisor

Unpacking the 2018 Farm Bill: Impacts on Vermont Farmers & Eaters

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). The new Farm Bill, which the President is expected to sign, contains many wins for organic, local and regional food systems, and...

December 4, 2018 •
Livy Bulger, NOFA-VT Education Coordinator

2019 Winter Conference Keynote Speakers

In keeping with this year's theme—Food Traditions: Celebrating our Agricultural Roots—we are delighted to announce our keynote speakers: Saturday, February 16, 2019, 9am Leah Penniman, Soul Fire Farm "Farming While Black: African Diasporic Wisdom for Farming and...

December 3, 2018 •
McKenna Murray, UVM

UVM Seed Research Project

Do you produce seeds for your own garden, to share, or to sell? If so, we are interested in learning more about you.

December 3, 2018 •
Jaime Silverstein

Journey Farmer Program - accepting applications until 12/11/18

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.