February 20, 2018 Montpelier legislators this session are discussing a bill, H 750 introduced by Rep. Sam Young (D-Glover), to provide financial assistance to farmers seeking animal welfare certification.This bill proposes a grant program that would help farmers implement best practices, receive third-party certification, and maintain that certification.
February 19, 2018 In the last week of March (24th - 31st), Vermont Fresh Network members will be hosting a series of events and specials across the state to celebrate Vermont wine.
February 19, 2018 Ice cider is a flavorful dessert wine made from the concentrate of cider frozen in Vermont’s winters. It originated in southern Quebec, and Eleanor Leger of Eden Specialty Ciders has been leading the work to make it a Vermont signature product.
February 5, 2018 Facebook Marketing Webinar with Tom Remp (Billings Farm & Museum)Presented On: Wednesday, Feb 14th, 2018 If you have trouble with the embedded video, you can also go to this Webinar Recording Learn about effectively using Facebook to market your farm or food business with Tom Remp from VFN Partner Member...
January 31, 2018 Vermont has a workforce problem – we have an unemployment rate of 2.8%, well above “full” employment, and this makes us the 5th most employed state in the country. It’s great to be employed, but at the same time, Vermont employers struggle to find the workforce to fill positions needed...
January 31, 2018 VFN chefs Doug Paine of Bleu Northeast Seafood, Phillip Clayton of The Farmhouse Group, Cara Chigazola-Tobin of Honey Road, and Frank Pace of the The Great Northern are teaming up to benefit a cause near and dear to our hearts - Jr Iron Chef Vermont.
January 23, 2018 Localvore and Vermont Fresh Network Join Hands to Strengthen Local Food System.
January 10, 2018 What will the new year bring to your dining experience? We asked the Vermont Fresh Network to weigh in on trends and predictions they think will grow or take over in 2018.
January 10, 2018 Are you considering a vegetarian, meatless Monday, plant-based, vegan, flexitarian, or meat on the side diet this year? Already practicing one? If so, you are in great company. According to the Baum + Whiteman 2018 Food and Beverage Forecast, 31% of Americans are currently practicing meat-free days and over the...
January 10, 2018 Make your own 'Beggar's Purse' from Bistro De Margot and Chef Herve Mahe.