February 15, 2024 Our annual meeting on Monday, 2/12/24 was a great day to connect with our Network at Zenbarn! More than 90 VFN members, farmers, chefs, and partners gathered with us this year for an event focused on building community, with an engaging panel discussion, an interactive workshop, and plenty of open networking…
January 15, 2024 For the past 27 years, VFN has built integrity and vibrancy into our local food system in support of Vermont’s working landscape and the rural economy by developing relationships among businesses in the food and farm sector.
December 15, 2023 Thank you for your interest in the Vermont Fresh Network Annual Meeting. Registration is now closed, but please contact info@vermontfresh. net if you'd like to join us, and we'll see if there's room to add you to the list! We're looking forward to a great event.
December 14, 2023 Business planning is critical for any type of enterprise, and agritourism is no exception. Hosted by Vermont Fresh Network and University of Vermont Extension, this webinar covered key steps for business planning and introduced a new online tool.
December 6, 2023 The food we eat shapes our health, our landscape, our environment, and the vitality of our rural communities. For 28 years, the Vermont Fresh Network has engaged farmers, chefs, food artisans and consumers in making the greatest positive impact we can with our food choices.
December 6, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 6, 2023
Vermont Fresh Network’s new DigInVT food and farm podcast series features conversations with chefs, farmers, and others in Vermont’s food community who grow and prepare the food we eat.
December 5, 2023 How do you balance a business that includes: managing a diversified farm, wholesale accounts, specialty food production, farmers market participation, never mind the usual aspects of running a business like marketing and overall financial management? Hannah Blackmer of Field Stone Farm and Jennifer Vascotto of Trenchers Farmhouse discuss how they integrate…
November 29, 2023 For chefs and restaurants, prioritizing partnerships with local farms and producers can be a challenge.
November 7, 2023 Once again, Vermont Fresh Network is partnering with Vermont Agency of Agriculture to get the word out about our farms and local producers who are growing and raising the ingrediants for a completely local Thanksgiving Dinner.
November 7, 2023 On Nov. 6, 2023, more than 40 farmers, chefs, service providers, specialty food/beverage producers, and distributors gathered at Hotel Vermont in Burlington to make connections, deepen relationships, and learn about resources to help them expand their networks and businesses within their region and statewide.