Champlain’s 2018 & Vermont-wide 2019 report from Sodexo’s Vermont First project

What is Vermont First?

In September 2014, Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated

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facilities management and foodservice operations with a major presence in Vermont, announced a major initiative to help grow Vermont’s local food economy by committing to buy local food first via a comprehensive program.

Under the “Vermont First” program, Sodexo will work with farmers, distributors, processors, state government, non-profits and supply chain players within the farm to table economy to increase the amount of local food grown and sold in the state and beyond.

See the 2019 statewide annual report

See the 2018 report for Champlain College (2019 soon come!) 


Annie Rowell

Vermont First Coordinator



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