UVM strives to be a collaborative and innovative partner in support of food systems programs beyond our campus. In addition to the formal partnerships below, our faculty, staff, and students have relationships with many organizations and businesses in Vermont and beyond.

JAFSCD logoJournal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

UVM is a founding sponsor of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD: ISSN 2152-0801), an online international, peer-reviewed publication focused on the practice and applied research interests of agriculture and food systems development professionals and scholars.

Farm to Plate logoVermont Farm to Plate

University of Vermont is a sponsor of the Vermont Farm to Plate, Vermont’s food system plan being implemented statewide to increase economic development and jobs in the farm and food sector and improve access to healthy local food for all Vermonters.

Intervale Center LogoIntervale Center

The Intervale Center is a nonprofit organization in Burlington, Vermont, with a mission to strengthen community food systems. The Intervale Center is a valuable partner for food systems research, teaching, and service learning.

Vermont Higher Education Food Systems Consortium

UVM is a member of the Vermont Higher Education Food Systems Consortium, a group of seven Vermont colleges and graduate schools working together for real food, real people, and real change.

Center for an Agricultural Economy logoCenter for an Agricultural Economy

The Center for an Agricultural Economy aims to engage the public in building a regenerative, locally based, healthy food system through collaboration opportunities, food access and hunger relief, educational outreach and providing infrastructure.

NOFA-VT logoNOFA Vermont

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont is a nonprofit association of farmers, gardeners, and consumers working to promote an economically viable and ecologically sound Vermont food system for the benefit of current and future generations.

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