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Welcome! You've found your access point to all the organizations, services, and educational opportunities for Vermont's new and aspiring farmers. We strive to keep our information current, comprehensive and easy to use.

We're here to help you connect with online and on-the-ground resources that will help you start and grow your farm business.
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Farmer Profile

Betsy Mattox

— Each year managing Spring Chicken Farm in Topsham has been different for Betsy Mattox, as she develops a sustainable model that suits her personality and makes room for other things in her life, which now include motherhood. Read More

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Food Safety Resources for Beginners

View the recording or our Untangling Food Safety Regulations Webinar to get the basics on navigating federal and state food safety regulations. Then, get more info at UVM Extension's new Food Safety Website.

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Our rotating slate of bloggers bring you updates on topics relevant to beginning farmers. Click on the links below to sample recent posts.

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