Welcome to THE access point to organizations, services and educational opportunities for new and aspiring Vermont farmers. New Farmer Project staff are here to help you connect with online and on-the-ground resources that will help start and grow your farm business.

Technical Assistance

No-cost individual business consultations are available for beginning farmers:  UVM Extension ag business specialists are available through distance technology to help answer questions about market shifts, labor issues, access to financing and more.

Education

Sourcing and Selling Vermont Food in the Time of COVID-19 offers 9 recordings of strategy and information sharing sessions held in spring 2020. Topics include getting started with online sales; accepting SNAP/EBT; navigating regulations, licenses and aggregation opportunities for meat and dairy direct sales; and considerations for direct sales. 

Quick Links

COVID-19 Information and Resources for Vermont farmers and food producers
Browse farm and land listings on Vermont Land Link 
Check out the latest post on the New Farmer Project blog

Toolshed: Business Management

Toolshed: Land Access

Toolshed: Marketing

Toolshed: Production

Contact Us

Vermont New Farmer Project
c/o UVM Extension
327 US Route 301, Barre, VT 05602
802-476-2003

newfarmer@uvm.edu

(866) 860-1382 (toll free in Vermont) or 802-476-2003