Category Archives: Food

NOFA-VT NEWS: ❤ Tribute to Enid, 🔪 Jr Iron Chef VT, 🍇 Organic for All, + much more!

NOFA Vermont E-Newsletter : MARCH 2019 Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont On February 16, 2019, at the NOFA-VT Winter Conference, organizers held a tribute to Enid Wonnacott, executive director of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont for the past 31 years. Enid was a deeply committed advocate for organic farming and the agricultural community […]

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City Market classes & events; Sensory Evaluation 101, Grain Free Baking, and Shrimp and Grits

Winter Farmers’ Market: We ♥ Local Sweet Potatoes Recipe Contest Taste Test Saturday, February 23, 2019 – 10:00am to 2:00pm UVM Davis Center (map) The Burlington Farmers’ Market goes indoors from November through April and features seasonal meats, produce, and handmade crafts from dozens of local producers. Once a month, stop by our activity table […]

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Growing Together: VCGN news, events, & jobs

Join the Community Teaching Garden! There is still time to register for the Community Teaching Garden Courses! This growing season we are running a beginner course for new (or relatively new) gardeners who are interested in learning how to tend to an individual garden bed as well as an advanced course for individuals with more gardening experience and an interest in […]

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Music for Malayaka: Benefit Concert – February 7

Join us for an evening of exquisite music, food, and raising money for the annual service trip to Uganda. Thursday, February 7th, 7pm, CCM Gallery Lounge The evening’s concert will include works by: Mozart, Dvorak, Shostakovitch and the Danish String Quartet. Feature location musicians including: Jane Kittredge, Brooke Quiggins-Saulnier, Letitia Qaunte on violins, Ana Ruesink […]

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NOFA-VT’s 37th Annual Winter Conference – Feb 16-18

The NOFA Vermont Winter Conference is a highlight of the winter for farmers, gardeners, homesteaders and enthusiastic eaters. Please join us—and 1,200 of your fellow organic food enthusiasts —for three days of learning, inspiration, good food, great conversation, and community building.  Questions? Call us at (802) 434-4122 or email winterconference@nofavt.org. Browse the brochure online, or download it here. […]

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Hopeful news: The Real Impact of Real Food

Brand new farms and food businesses. More job opportunities. Small enterprises, eager to grow, finally scaling up and family farms going organic. A Real Food economy is here and growing — and this growth is anchored by institutions of higher ed. That’s the picture that emerges from our new report. More than $82 million has been […]

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Upcoming events & classes at City Market

UVM Winter Farmers’ Market: Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites Saturday, November 17, 2018 – 10:00am to 2:00pm UVM Davis Center (map) The Burlington Farmers’ Market goes indoors from November through April and features seasonal meats, produce, and handmade crafts from dozens of local producers. Once a month, stop by our activity table for fun, hands-on activities […]

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Three Vermont Farm to College Case Studies

We would like to share with you three case studies the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) conducted earlier this year. These case studies were inspired by the Vermont Farm to Plate Report, “Opportunities and Barriers to Greater Local Food Procurement in Vermont Higher Education Food Service,” in which 12 of the 21 higher […]

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Champlain student reflections on “Taking Root”

On October 28th, Vermont First, Farm to Plate, and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture hosted the Taking Root Student Symposium at the University of Vermont. This symposium was designed for all Vermont college students to celebrate farm to institution and learn about what it means to chart a career in food.  The keynote speaker was […]

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