Category Archives: Food

Vermont Community Garden Network news: Growing Together: Spring Hope!

As we face the constantly changing reality of life with Coronavirus, many of us are feeling anxious, isolated and uncertain of how to sustain our families, livelihoods and communities.  Gardening has a long history of providing purpose, food security and resiliency during difficult times.  It also gives us an outlet for physical activity and improves […]

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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 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 […]

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City Market Classes & Events: Herbs for Spring Rejuvenation, Fridge Foraging, and Pennywise Pantry Tour!

Fridge Foraging with Melissa Pasanen Monday, March 9, 2020 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm Community Teaching Kitchen, South End Store (map)   Fridge-foraged dinners – for nights when you don’t want to shop, but the fridge and pantry are relatively empty. Join Melissa Pasanen to learn how to create dinner out of not much, use up […]

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Summer Hybrid Graduate/Professional Course- PSS 311: Introduction to Agroecology- is Open for Registration!

(802) 656-2085 Certificate of Graduate Study in Agroecology Hi there, Registration is open now for PSS 311: Introduction to Agroecology, available as a standalone course, or for credit as part of the 15-credit Certificate of Graduate Study in Agroecology. The 4-week, hybrid course with a required residential component that takes place from June 8-13 in Burlington, […]

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Jobs at Shelburne Farms and upcoming events

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store We’re unveiling our 2020 Leap Day Cheddar! This special, four-year-aged cheese was made Leap Day of 2016 and will be released at our Welcome Center & Farm Store on Leap Day 2020, Saturday, February 29. Cheese Sales Manager Tom Perry will be on hand to cut fresh pieces off the block […]

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City Market classes & events: Wintervale, Sweet Crêpes, and Homemade Pierogis

Drop-In Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks for Kids Friday, February 14, 2020 – 10:00am to 1:00pm Community Room, South End Store (map) Join us for a fun morning making Valentine’s Day fruit kabobs! We will have heart-shaped fruit available for kids of all ages. This is a drop-in event, so no need to sign up. We’ll […]

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City Market events & classes: The Art and Science of Kombucha, Valentine’s Day Yoga, and Fire Cider Making

The Art and Science of Kombucha Wednesday, February 5, 2020 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm City Market, Downtown Store (map) Start making kombucha at home! Kombucha is a fermentation of sweetened tea. In this class, we’ll learn how to make it and also discuss why fermented foods are so beneficial. Participants will take home a “scoby” […]

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Understanding Timber Harvesting, Yoga with Sangha Studio, and National Crêpe Day!

Understanding Timber Harvesting Saturday, January 11, 2020 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm Hinesburg Town Forest (map)   Throughout our lives, most of us have been inundated with negative information about logging – close your eyes and you can probably picture big clear cuts, mudslides and more scenes of environmental devastation. However, modern forest management is worlds […]

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FoodCorps Applications are open

Today’s the day: Applications are open! Are you ready to serve up change? Applications are now open for our next class of FoodCorps AmeriCorps service members! As a service member, you’ll connect kids to healthy food in school, from the classroom to the garden to the cafeteria. We encourage you to apply early; we are reviewing applications on a rolling […]

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