To represent each of Enid's 31 years with NOFA-VT, 31 established farmers around the state have each planted a heritage apple tree on their farms.
Even during normal times, the talents and hard work of our school nutrition professionals—sometimes affectionately called “Lunch Ladies”—are often overlooked and unappreciated. Yet despite the challenges of school closures, these essential workers have continued to provide nutritious meals for children all across the country.
Last week, USDA announced the eligibility criteria and application process for farmers to receive direct payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Applications are being accepted as of May 26th and funds will be disbursed on a first come, first s
If you are food insecure, have lost your job, or are wanting to contribute to help feed neighbors in this situation, High Mowing Organic Seeds and NOFA-VT are partnering and will supply you with free seeds to start/expand your community garden to help with food security for you and your community.
A holistic response to the Committee, and an opportunity to connect the state investment that is needed in food security with the investment needed to support VT farmers and producers.
We’re excited to launch a new newsletter where you can follow along with farmers Scout Proft and Maria Reade of Someday Farm, and Misse Axelrod of Drift Farmstead.
NOFA is partnering with the Vermont Folklife Center's Listening in Place project as they work to document the experiences of Vermonters during the pandemic. In particular, NOFA and the VFC are wondering: "How has the experience of the pandemic influenced how you think about food?" Do you have thoughts to share?
In this monthly feature, we recognize one of our member as a way to celebrate all the incredible people who make the NOFA-VT community what it is.
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.
The Abenaki Land Link project launched this past week.
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.
When choosing take-out meals, please support these restaurants which support us!
Join NOFA-VT as we celebrate Vermont’s hard working farmers by creating an Earth Day farmer appreciation flag!
The Honorable Sonny Perdue Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington D.C. 20250 Dear Secretary Perdue: