Workforce development critical to sustain local food economy
2017 Farm to Plate Annual Report shows successful implementation of Vermont’s food system plan has created need for more farm and food workers to meet food business expansion goals due to increased consumer demand
Montpelier, Vt. – Representatives of the Vermont Farm to Plate Network […]
Residents are cordially invited to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties’ Annual Meeting and Dinner on Tuesday, November 28, at Justine’s Restaurant at 399 W. Main St., Cobleskill, NY, 12043. The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. with the dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. This meeting and dinner offers an opportunity for volunteers, […]
Food Day Keynote Speaker: “The Good Food Revolution: Freedom, Justice and Equity” Malik Yakini – Monday, October 16, 2017, 7:00 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall Malik Kenyatta Yakini is co-founder and the Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN). DBCFSN operates a seven-acre urban farm and is spearheading the opening of […]
When: July 20, 2016 at 12:30pm Pacific/3:30pm Eastern How to Participate: REGISTER Share your thoughts on this topic before the conversation
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Join Tom Philpott of Mother Jones Magazine and Michael Bomford of the Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems program of Kwantlen Polytechnic University for a rich, thought-provoking conversation about what the future […]
Photo courtesy of Solavore Works.
The best gift for the Holidays is a gift of life. You can do this by joining in on the campaign to help women in three Third-World countries. A woman receives a free solar oven when you buy one for yourself between now and the end of the […]
By Linda Prout
Yin foods cool us off and yang foods heat us up, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This is good to know when temperatures reach triple digits or you are uncomfortably hot. It’s also helpful in winter when you can’t seem to warm up.
Yin foods, […]
Montpelier, VT – The GMO food industry suffered a defeat late yesterday when a federal court ruled that Vermont’s genetically engineered food labeling law – Act 120 – was constitutional. The decision came from Christina Reiss, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, and was celebrated by […]
WHEN: Saturday, April 18, 2015: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon and 1:30 to 4:00 pm WHERE: Chase Hall, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT WHAT: ” BEES, or not to BE”, a FREE public presentation at VT Law School
Honey bees are dying at alarming rates, with reported yearly loses of 20 to 50% in […]
Florida and Vermont Farmworkers and Local Co-Producer of Documentary Film Join Forces to Screen Award-Winning Food Chains Vermonters To Call Upon Wendy’s to Join Fair Food Program
Burlington, VT — On Wednesday April 1st, farmworkers from Florida and Vermont will join with Food Chains co-producer and Tomoatoland author Barry Estabrook for a film screening and […]
Photos courtesy of Fresh Tracks Vineyard & Winery
By N. R. Mallery
When you live in Vermont, the taste of pure maple syrup might just be in your blood. Well, here’s a sustainable story about the maple wine worth taking note of.
This fall, while traveling south on Montpelier, on Route 12, my […]