January 2019 Blog Posts

January 15, 2019 •
Kim Mercer, NOFA-VT Communications Coordinator

A Conversation with Author/Farmer/Activist Leah Penniman

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.

January 4, 2019 •
Livy Bulger, NOFA-VT Education Coordinator

Grazing Dinner to Benefit Jr Iron Chef VT

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 3, 2019 •
Maddie Kempner, NOFA-VT Membership Coordinator & Policy Advisor

Member of the Month - January 2019

JANUARY'S MEMBER OF THE MONTH: Mike Bald, Got Weeds?  We are excited to share NOFA-VT's Member of the Month for January! In this monthly feature, we choose a member to recognize each month as a way to celebrate all the wonderful people that make up the...