December 2, 2019

Keynote Speakers for Winter Conference 2020

In keeping with this year's Winter Conference theme—Celebrating Our Interdependence—we are excited to announce our keynote speaker. Registration will open Monday, December 9th!

November 7, 2019 •
NOFA-VT staff

New Farm to School Director

NOFA-VT and VT FEED are happy to announce that Helen Rortvedt will be joining our team as the Farm to School Program Director to replace Abbie Nelson who will be retiring December 31, 2019.

October 3, 2019 •
Misse Axelrod, NOFA-VT Farm to Community Mentor

School to Farm Partnership for 2019-2020

NOFA-VT will work this school year with four elementary schools around Vermont, and their 4th grade classes on a Farm to School United States Department of Agriculture Grant Project (FTS USDA Grant).

September 30, 2019 •
NOFA-VT staff

Notice to Bulk Order Customers

After more than 30 years of coordinating the NOFA Vermont Bulk Order, NOFA has decided to close the program.  While the number of certified organic farmers and organic gardeners continues to grow, the number and volume of orders has continued to decline for the past 5 years. 

September 16, 2019

Photos from the Farm Hop

Thank you to everyone who helped make this first Farm Hop a success! ​All proceeds from this walk will go to support NOFA-VT’s Farm Share program, which provides limited income Vermonters with access to reduced cost fresh foods through local CSA farms. Why do we walk in the Farm Hop? We walk to bring community to farmers, to take time to hear their experience, and to say thank you!

August 7, 2019 •
Kim Norman Mercer, Communications

Photos from the 5th Annual Farmer Olympics

On Tuesday, August 6th 2019, farmers and farm crews came together at the Intervale Community Farm in Burlington to compete for the gold at this mid-season extravaganza.

August 2, 2019 •
Kim Norman Mercer, Communications

Farmers will 'Go for the Gourd' on Tuesday, August 6th

Vermont farmers will go for the gourd at the 5th Annual NOFA-VT Farmer Olympics. Teams of farmers from all over Vermont will convene from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, August 6th at the Intervale Community Farm in Burlington.

June 5, 2019 •
Kim Norman Mercer, Communications

June Member of the Month

In this monthly feature, we recognize one of our members as a way to celebrate all the wonderful people who make up the NOFA-VT community. This month we talked to John & Joy Primmer of Wildstone Farm in Pownal, Vermont.

June 3, 2019 •
Abbie Nelson, NOFA-VT Food Systems Education Director

Farm to School 2019

For year one of a two-year ‘School to Farm’ USDA-funded project, we helped build relationships between Dorset Elementary 4th grade with nearby Yoder Farm and Randolph Elementary school students worked with Silloway Farm. Throughout this past school year, students v