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Vermont Food Co-ops Meet Need for Local Food from Community

By Shane Rogers Rooted in Vermont Project Manager It’s a safe bet that no matter where one finds themselves in Vermont, they’re not too far away from a Vermont food co-op. Boasting the highest number of stores per capita, Vermont’s … Continue reading

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By the Numbers: Economic Development in the Local Food Economy

By Jake Claro When you ask people their definition of the Vermont food economy, they’ll often talk about farms, farmers’ markets or CSAs. What’s often missing from the conversation are the supply chain of local businesses such as distributors, food … Continue reading

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Rooted in Vermont: Uniting all Vermonters around Local Food

By Rachel Carter Communications Director, Vermont Farm to Plate Network Vermonters were farming, gardening, fishing, and hunting long before there were craft beers and gourmet burgers. Traditions like gardening, hunting, fishing, and foraging are as core to Vermont’s local food … Continue reading

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Green Mountain Girls Farm Mentors UVM Students and Alumni

Along the backroads of the small town of Northfield is Green Mountain Girls Farm, where Laura Olsen UVM ’92 and Mari Omland grow vegetables, raise pigs and turkeys, host farm stays, and run a popular farm stand. This summer, Analiese … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about Eggs

By Alison Kosakowski Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets Spring is the egg’s time to shine. Though they play an important role in baking, quiche, and of course breakfast, the humble egg is often overlooked, or treated like a … Continue reading

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