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Study Suggests Commonly Purchased Foods Can Be Affordably Priced at Vermont Farmers’ Markets

By Cecilia McCrary, Abbey Willard, and Hailee May Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets One of the greatest barriers preventing consumers from purchasing local food at farmers’ markets is the perception that farmers’ markets are too expensive. Many consumers … Continue reading

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What We Learned at the 2016 Vermont Grazing & Livestock Conference

By Jenn Colby and Cheryl Herrick The Vermont Grazing and Livestock Conference is the Center for Sustainable Agriculture’s largest outreach event of the year. Every January, we welcome more than 300 people to share, learn, network, and enjoy a bit … Continue reading

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Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

Video courtesy of UVM Extension. To watch full length Across the Fence programs please visit our website, uvm.edu/extension.

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Scenes from a Vermont Farm Stand

Every Tuesday, students in UVM’s Farmer Training Program host an afternoon farm stand from 2:30-5:30PM right outside of the Bailey-Howe Library. Come buy sustainably-grown vegetables, herbs and flowers weekly, through October 16th. The Farmer Training Program, through Continuing Education, is … Continue reading

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Can Regional Food Systems Solve Unequal Food Access Challenges?

Yesterday’s list included three-seed bread, tomatillos and maple yogurt. Living in Burlington, Vermont makes food shopping relatively easy for me. In two minutes, I was at the local food co-op where I was able to meet my family’s food needs … Continue reading

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