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.
decEMBER'S MEMBERS OF THE MONTH: Danielle Allen & Ben Dana, Root 5 Farm (Fairlee, VT)
NOVEMBER'S MEMBER OF THE MONTH: CAROL COLLINS We are excited to share NOFA-VT's Member of the Month for November! In this new monthly feature, we'll choose a member to recognize each month as a way to celebrate all the wonderful people that make up the NOFA-VT community. Thank you for being a part of it!
A message from the board of directors regarding the search for NOFA-VT's next executive director.
A message from Enid Wonnacott, NOFA-VT's executive director, regarding her health, and her retirement.
As of midnight on October 1, the 2014 Farm Bill has officially expired. With the House on a six-week recess starting that same day, we now can't expect to have a new Farm Bill until at least after the midterm election in November.
October's Member of the Month: Maria Reade
Apply by Wednesday, Sept 19 to the Vermont Fresh Network Conference Program
A review of David Fleming’s Lean Logic, a Dictionary of the Future and How to Survive It (623 pages, Chelsea Green, 2016).
Cobb Hill was founded in 1997 on the principles of sustainability, resilience, and intentional living.
Meet a multi-disciplinary team from Lamoille County, working together to improve and expand the district's farm-to-school programs.
NOFA Vermont's executive director, Enid Wonnacott, recognized for Lifetime Achievement in the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame.
4th Annual Farmer Olympics to be Held at Sterling College on August 8
According to a study done by the American Independent Business Alliance, “On average, 48 percent of each purchase at local independent businesses was recirculated locally, compared to less than 14 percent of purchases at chain stores.” Whether it’s dairy, maple, produce or fruit, skipping the supermarket and instead buying food directly from Vermont farmers helps keep more money in the local economy, and in turn helps grow the economic well-being of Vermont.
37th NOFA Vermont Annual Winter Conference February 16-18, 2019 | University of Vermont, Burlington, VT Proposal application period: July 1, 2018 – September 19, 2018