University of Vermont

Mar 24 @ 1:00 p.m.- Seminar on Farm to Plate Initiative

Please Join us for a talk with Kit Perkins on Vermont's forward-thinking "Farm to Plate" initiative as part of the *CDAE* Graduate Seminar examining issues related to *food systems* and *transportation*.

Wednesday, March 24, Martin Luther King Room, Billings Building at 1:00 p.m.

The Farm to Plate (F2P) Initiative, approved at the end of the 2009 Vermont legislative session, directs the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, in consultation with the Sustainable Agriculture Council <> and other stakeholders, to develop a 10-year strategic plan to strengthen Vermont’s farm and food sector. Following an extensive information gathering stage, Farm to Plate staff are presently preparing a draft strategic plan (due June 30, 2010).