April 2020 Blog Posts

April 28, 2020 •
NOFA-VT staff

Sew masks for Vermont's farmworkers

NOFA-VT is collaborating with UVM Extension to provide much-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for farmer workers during COVID-19. We are seeking sewn mask donations from the NOFA-VT community to distribute to these workers statewide.

April 27, 2020 •
Livy Bulger, Education & Engagement Manager

The Abenaki Land Link Project

Read a great article in Seven Days » The Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk - Abenaki Nation has partnered with Rooted in Vermont, a program of the Vermont Farm to Plate Network, and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) in providing indigenous seeds to over...

April 22, 2020 •
Livy Bulger, Education & Engagement Manager

April's Members of the Month

In this monthly feature, we recognize one of our members (in this case, two!) as a way to celebrate all the incredible people who make the NOFA-VT community what it is. This month we connected with Beth Whiting and Bruce Hennessey of Maple Wind Farm in Richmond and Huntington, to...

April 2, 2020 •
Maddie Kempner, NOFA-VT Policy Director

Letter to Sec. Perdue re: Organic Sector

The Honorable Sonny Perdue Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington D.C. 20250 Dear Secretary Perdue: We are writing to make recommendations about emergency actions that your agency can take to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the organic...