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USDA Farm-to-School Grant Opportunity


Join Farm to Plate for the first meeting with the new network structure! This meeting will be an open forum for organizations to provide updates, hear from others and highlight key developments, opportunities and challenges, and in so doing, improve communication, awareness and connection. in problematic areas of the Vermont food system.

Additionally, Farm to Plate Congressional Delegation staff will provide an update and likely get more details on infrastructure investments, Build Back Better bill status, Farm Bill and any other federal updates. relating to food and agriculture. Email Beret for information about the Zoom meeting.

Virtual meeting: December 16 at 3 p.m.

Registration of exhibitors and sponsors of the VT Farm Show

The Vermont Farm Show provides a unique opportunity to introduce your business to agricultural producers, processors and other agricultural professionals who are drawn to the show for ideas, education and networking. Exhibiting is a great opportunity to gain visibility, build brand awareness and expand your customer base.

Exhibitor and sponsor spaces are filling up quickly, but the Vermont Farm Show organization is always looking for companies involved in the food and agricultural economy to participate in the 2022 Vermont Farm Show, which will be held in person at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, VT, February 1-3.

Registration deadline: January 3

NE-DBIC is looking for an event entrepreneur

The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC), hosted by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, is seeking an event management contractor to handle the logistics of an NE-DBIC educational trip to Missouri in the spring of 2022. The entrepreneur will coordinate travel logistics, communications and fund management for more than 30 participating dairy farmers and technical service providers. The Contractor is not required to be on site for the trip, but must be available to NE-DBIC to resolve any issues during the event, as required.

Proposal submission date: December 21 at 11:59 p.m.

Vermont Grazing and Raising Conference

Join the Center for Sustainable Agriculture, the VT Grass Farmers Association and an enthusiastic group of farmers and agricultural resource providers for an in-depth dive into specific topics of grazing cattle in the Northeast during the 26th Annual Grazing and Livestock Conference. The three-day conference highlights plenty of new ideas to take away and mull over as you plan for the 2022 season.

The cost to attend the 2022 virtual conference starts at $ 20.

Virtual conference: January 20-22


Cory E. Barnes

The author Cory E. Barnes