NOFA-VT and the Vermont Farmers Market Association (VTFMA) work closely to support farmers' markets across the state.
All of us at the NOFA Vermont would like to invite you to give the gift of locally grown food to a hungry neighbor this holiday season by purchasing a Farm Share Gift Card.
NOFA Vermont intern Maggie Callahan organized this Friday's Community Celebration at the Monitor Barn in Richmond (we hope you'll join us!), and provided critical support for planning Agricultural Literacy W
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A successful farm requires solid business and management skills as well as the ability to judge when a tomato is ripe or a calf is sick.
Update, 11/12: As of now, regulations.gov is running again.
If you're still wondering how FSMA might affect you, read on.
This past Saturday, Bear Pond Books in
The deadline to comment on the Food Safety Modernization Act is Friday, 11/15 - less than two weeks away.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform of our nation’s food safety laws in more than 70 years. It was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011, but the specifics of the law are still being worked out, and the public comment period ends on November 15.
We're spreading the word about this survey that UVM is planning to use to "improve education opportunities for current entrepreneurs as well as ... train the next generations of agri-food entrepreneurs." Sounds like a worthy goal!
Have you seen our new episode of Farmers Talk? It features an interview with Chris Granstrom of Lincoln Peak Vineyard and Winery, the largest grape producer in Vermont. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwd5vX38NlU
As you may have heard, 97% of Vermonters value the working landscape. But what's the difference between the working landscape and a pretty view?