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September 8, 2014

Sodexo's local move

At NOFA-VT, we've been working with food service giant Sodexo for four years now during the Winter Conference at UVM, and we've seen their capacity for and commitment to using local foods improve each year. We're glad to see the change formalized in the company's new "Vermont First" campaign.

August 15, 2014

Helping Farmers Grow Up to Be Successful

There has been a lot of great discussion going on in response to the recent New York Times editorial, Don't Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers.

August 12, 2014

Farmers' Market Week Winners!

NOFA and the Vermont Farmers' Market Association held a "selfie" photo contest in honor of National Farmers' Market Week, August 3-9. What an amazing week it was! Fresh air, sunshine, outstanding food, and awesome friends. What more could we want?

August 1, 2014

New School Cuisine finds its way to the White House

While visiting school kitchens around the state, representatives from the School Nutrition Association of Vermont (SNA-VT) and Vermont Food Education Every Day (VT FEED, a program of NOFA-VT and Shelburne Farms) took note of the delici

July 30, 2014

Kids in the NOFA Garden

Summer is here and the produce is  rolling in! Here at the NOFA office in Richmond, we have a raised bed vegetable garden in the backyard.

June 23, 2014

NOFA Summer Conference!

The Northeast Organic Farming Association's (NOFA) 40th annual Summer Conferenc

June 10, 2014

NOFA hiring Education Coordinator

Are you a planner, educator,  organizer? Do you love farms, food, and fun? Join the amazing NOFA-VT team! We're hiring for an Education Coordinator to manage our year-round schedule of events and our beginning farmer program.

June 6, 2014

UVM Food Systems Summit

NOFA Vermont is proud to be a featured partner of the UVM Food Systems Summit. Almost half of our staff plans to attend - if you'd like to as well, registration closes today at midnight.

May 22, 2014

Got Stink Bugs?

MSB is a voracious eater that damages fruit, vegetable, and ornamental crops i

May 19, 2014

Advertise in our organic guide - deadline 5/28! [update]

We're putting together our 2014-2015 Vermont Organic Farm and Food Guide, which is a beautiful print directory of all of the producers certified organic by VOF. Update! Deadline for advertisements has been extended to Wednesday, May 28!

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