Category Archives: Food

City Market upcoming events & classes

Storytime Saturday Saturday, April 21, 2018 – 11:00am to 12:00pm Phoenix Books (map) Enjoy your Saturday morning with City Marketand Phoenix Books, and join us for a reading of the children’s book Here We Are, by Oliver Jeffers. After we read together, we will have a fun and interactive healthy food activity! This event is free and does not require pre-registration. […]

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Champlain College student reflections on attending National Fair Trade Conference

From March 23-25, 2018,  three Environmental Policy students, Anne Calonico ‘21, Lily Mason ‘18, and Ariel Simpson ‘21, received stipends to travel to Washington, D.C. for the Fair Trade National Conference.   A highlight for Lily was networking with business leaders in the ethical fashion industry. I am extremely passionate about a local 501c3 non […]

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Skinny Pancake is hiring!

Howdy folks, Before we get into our events this week, we’re going to touch on the current state of our labor market. Lest I bury it at the bottom of some long-winded content that loses your attention, let me be very clear: YES, WE’RE DEFINITELY HIRING: skinnypancake.com/jobs orjobs@skinnypancake.com… Its crazy how much has changed in the labor […]

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Registration Now Open for the 2018 Champlain College Community Garden – April 20th priority deadline

Registration Now Open for the 2018 Champlain College Community Garden – April 20th priority deadline The Community Garden, located beside Rowell Annex, has 27 plots available for individual use by Champlain College community members (faculty, staff, and students).  No experience is necessary; we will work to partner garden mentors and mentees and may even offer […]

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Three FINE temporary position postings

FINE is Hiring Two Summer Interns & One Year-Long Fellow! Do you have a strong interest in food systems, sustainable agriculture, sustainability, environmental management, or public policy? Are you interested in working with a team of food systems professionals who are dedicated to contributing to a resilient food system? We are currently hiring for three […]

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Salvation Farms is Hiring!

courtesy of salvation farms Salvation Farms is searching for a strong individual to manage our Vermont Commodity Program. The Vermont Commodity Program operates Vermont’s first surplus crop food hub. The food hub aggregates approximately 5,000 pounds per week of “un-marketable” crops from farms across the state. From the food hub, crops are distributed to charitable and institutional food […]

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Go Further with Food – Eat With the Season!

New post on Sodexo’s Commitment to Buying Vermont First Go Further with Food – Eat With the Season! by VermontFirst “Go Further With Food” What does this mean? Besides being the theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month, this idea perfectly captures what we at Vermont First aim to do. We are going further with food by not just […]

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City Market’s March events and workshops

 COURTESY OF CITY MARKET   Pennywise Pantry Thursday, March 1, 2018 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm City Market, South End Store (map) With this interactive and hands-on tour, participants will learn how to shop for affordable, fresh, long-lasting, and nutritious foods at City Market. We will begin by exploring the Produce and Bulk departments, learning a […]

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Northeast Farm to School Institute applications due March 7th!

courtesy of vt feed VT FEED is a Farm to School program of NOFA-VT & Shelburne Farms    2018-19 Northeast Farm to School Institute: Applications due Wednesday, March 7th! The Northeast Farm to School Institute is a unique year-long professional learning opportunity for twelve school teams from New England and New York. Whether you’re a long-time Farm to […]

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Vermont Research News – Feb. 22, 2018

  courtesy of vermont research news Vermont Research News: Well-being, bald eagles, local food and more… View this email in your browser Vermont Research News: Well-being, bald eagles, local food and more… February 22, 2018 WELL-BEING Vermont joined South Dakota as the best states in the country for overall well-being, according to a new comprehensive survey by Gallup. […]

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