Category Archives: Food

Save the date for Beer-Food pairing and Sandi Earle’s book launch: October 20

Do you love beer? Do you love great food? Do you love our very own Chef Sandi Earle? Then you won’t want to miss the launch of Sandi’s first cookbook “My 30 Year Love Affair With Food in Vermont: Queen City Brewery Edition,” a beautifully illustrated soft cover containing 25 recipes based on Queen City Brewery beers. Sandi Earle’s 30 […]

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Fall Fair Trade News & Events

Welcome to our September newsletter! Fall is finally upon us, school is back in session and we have some engaging Back to School event ideas and opportunities to share with our college, university and school advocates. We also have a report-back on our recent trip to visit Fair Trade producers and advocates in Ecuador to share with you […]

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Food Preserving Volunteers needed at Rock Point (VT)

Help the Partners’ Pantry at Rock Point Preserve Good Food For the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf’s Hungry Clients in the Winter Volunteers Needed for Preserving Bees on: Mondays 3-7 pm (come for some or all of the dates and/or hours) August 7, 14, 21,28 and September 11 Tuesdays 3-7 pm (again for some or all of […]

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Community Garden Plots still available at Champlain

We still have plenty of garden space available, so please help spread the word. Registration Now Open for the 2017 Champlain College Community Garden Founded in 2011, the Community Garden originated by request of students, faculty, and staff and was approved by President Finney with support of the Physical Plant Grounds Staff. The Community Garden […]

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Results from the annual Eco-Reps Program Food Waste Audit.

The Eco-Reps were back at it this year with the Annual Food Waste Weigh-In where they tracked the amount of scraps people throw into the compost of the dining hall. The data was collected in the Champlain College dining hall on April 3rd, 4th, and 6th from 5-6 pm during the dinner rush. Prior years […]

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Champlain College Community Garden

Registration Now Open for the 2017 Champlain College Community Garden – April 14th priority deadline Founded in 2011, the Community Garden originated by request of students, faculty, and staff and was approved by President Finney with support of the Physical Plant Grounds Staff. The Community Garden is located beside Rowell Annex and has 27 plots […]

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Summer positions at Shelburne Farms

Camp Educator FULL TIME – SEASONAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: Fri, 02/24/2017 Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit organization and a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark in Shelburne, VT. We are seeking seasonal Summer Camp Educators & Waterfront Lifeguards to teach 10 weeks of onsite day camps for ages 4 – 17. Shelburne Farms’ summer camp provide children with […]

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Edible Landscaping: Fruit, Nuts and Berries for your Vermont Yard

Branch Out Burlington! Proudly Presents: Edible Landscaping Discover the best trees and bushes for turning your yard into a delicious beautiful landscape. Join us to learn about cold-hardy, low maintenance, productive and tasty plants you can grow at home. Many of these uncommon fruits are as handsome as they are delectable. You will leave this […]

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Registration for the Farm to Institution Summit is now live – April 5-7 (MA)

REGISTRATION IS NOW LIVE! Register today for the New England Farm to Institution Summit on April 5-7, 2017 in Leominster, Mass. Dear Colleagues, The 2017 New England Farm to Institution Summit Steering Committee is delighted to announce that registration is now open for this year’s gathering on April 5-7, 2017 at the Doubletree Hotel in […]

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