University of Vermont

Cultivating Healthy Communities

Eating What We Grow

Local food is good for you, the environment and the local economy. Learn how to select, store, prepare, and enjoy produce grown locally here in Vermont. Find out more >>

Food & Nutrition Programs

University of Vermont Extension provides timely, research-based information and education to help Vermonters acquire skills to make informed choices about food, to promote healthy living and to support economic and social wellbeing.

Extension programs currently focus on the following Food and Nutrition areas:

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Course for Processors Covers Steps to Develop a Food Safety Plan

Burlington--A three-day class, offered by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension and the Vermont Department of Health, will familiarize food processors with the procedures and documentation required to develop and implement a food safety plan for their operation.

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Learning to Shop Smart with EFNEP

As an intern in the University of Vermont (UVM) master's in dietetics degree program, I've learned quite a bit about the importance of providing nutrition education to limited-resource families. So, it was exciting for me to get off campus and observe in person the incredible outreach that UVM Extension's Expanded Food and ...

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