University of Vermont

Cultivating Healthy Communities

Local Food & Food Access Resources

Finding & Getting Involved with Local Food in Vermont

  • Crop Mobs: Learn how and where to volunteer with these fun, social, on-farm events
  • Vermont Growers Guide: Find local foods year round

  • Vermont Local Food Stories

  • Feeding Nine Billion & Maintaining the Planet: George D. Aiken Lecture presented by UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources with Keynote address by Jason Clay, Senior Vice President Market Transformation, World Wildlife Fund."
  • Watch Michael Pollan's Address "In Defense of Food and Farming" at UVM June, 2008
  • "Bounty: Celebrating Vermont's Farming Artists" From our 2009-2010 traveling art show.
  • Preliminary results from the Vermont Food Processing Survey
  • Growing Grains in the Northeast Conference, Vermont Technical College, March 2009
  • Farm to Plate Strategic Plan: Food Security in Vermont
  • Vermont's Local Food Landscape: Ginger Nickerson's 2008 SAC Report
  • Food Access Fund Established in Hardwick

  • Local Food on the National Stage & Around the World

  • Michael Pollan's NY Times Open Letter to the Next "Farmer in Chief"
  • "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food" - USDA campaign
  • "The Food and Energy Crisis" from "AG Matters"
  • Many Summer Internships are Going Organic: NY Times, May 2009
  • US Secretary of Agriculture Announces Implementation of Country of Origin Labeling Law
  • Local and Regional Food Workshop, May 2009, Kerhonkson, NY
  • Innovative Local Food Enterprises from Around the World
  • Local Foods: Estimating Capacity
  • "Cooking Up a Storm" UK report on the food system's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions
  • Transporting chickens and the spread of antibiotic-resistant disease
  • "King Corn" PBS documentary follows a corn crop from planting to harvest to final use of the crop