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Agritourism

  • Local Harvest – Use their website to find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.
  • PickYourOwn.org – Database of all pick-your-own operations, farmstands, and farm retail outlets in each state in the US.
  • PumpkinPatchesandMore.org – Database of pumpkin patches, corn maizes, and fall festivals in all US states.
  • Shelburne Farms – Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit education organization whose mission is to cultivate a conservation ethic for a sustainable future on a 1,400-acre working farm in Vermont.
  • The Vermont Food Venture Center – A multi-use processing facility for value added and specialty food producers, operated by the Center for an Agricultural Economy in Hardwick, Vermont.
  • Valley Food & Farm – Valley Food & Farm carries out its mission to foster the relationships that make agriculture a vital part of daily community life in concrete and practical ways.
  • Vermont Fresh Network – Vermont Fresh Network develops solutions for chefs and farmers to market more locally grown food.

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Community Gardens

  • American Community Gardening Association – The Association supports community gardening by facilitating the formation and expansion of state and regional community gardening networks; developing resources in support of community gardening; and, encouraging research and conducting educational programs
  • Community Action Coalition in Wisconsin – Published by the Community Action Coalition in Wisconsin, this website provides many online documents for starting, organizing, and maintaining community gardens.
  • NC State University – A website providing links to grants for community and school gardens.
  • New England Grassroots Environment Fund – They award small grants to community-based initiatives in NH and VT.
  • Rebel Tomato – Start a garden revolution in your community. Learn how to grow your own food, enjoy the taste of food you grow, and maybe even make a profit while you’re at it. It all starts with planting the seed.
  • Vermont Community Garden Network – Through citywide and statewide advocacy, they help people to envision and support a thriving network of community, school, and neighborhood gardens accessible to Vermonters of diverse ages, abilities, and cultural backgrounds.

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Cooking Whole Foods

  • Co-op Food Stores – Co-operatively owned food stores featuring a variety of local and organic products, along with cooking classes and events.
  • Junior Iron Chef – Jr Iron Chef VT is a statewide competition for middle and high school students that highlights local agriculture, promotes the culinary arts, and raises awareness about the complexity of our school food systems.
  • King Arthur Flour Baking Circle – Nationally-reknowned flour company’s website about cooking, baking and food.
  • Mad River Food Hub – The Mad River Food Hub is a fully equipped, licensed vegetable and USDA inspected meat processing facility located in Waitsfield, Vermont and is available for rent by the day to small local food producers and offers distribution opportunities.
  • The Vermont Food Venture Center – A multi-use processing facility for value added and specialty food producers, operated by the Center for an Agricultural Economy in Hardwick, Vermont.
  • Upper Valley Localvores – A blog about eating locally in the Upper Valley, chronicling each season with resources on where to find local foods.

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Curriculum

  • Cornell Garden-Based Learning – The Garden-Based learning program at Cornell provides resources for homeowners, schools, community groups, and other “non-commercial” groups that are interested in growing food and flowers, attracting wildlife, and being good stewards of the natural world.
  • Junior Iron Chef – Jr Iron Chef VT is a statewide competition for middle and high school students that highlights local agriculture, promotes the culinary arts, and raises awareness about the complexity of our school food systems.
  • Shelburne Farms – Programs support both student learning and professional development for educators.
  • Upper Valley Farm to School (UVFTS) – UVFTS supports the educators, farmers and community members, working to integrate local food and farms into school classrooms, cafeterias, and communities in the Upper Valley region of VT and NH to promote student health and well-being.
  • Vermont Food Education Every Day (VTFEED) – Vermont FEED works with schools and communities to raise awareness about healthy food, the role of Vermont farms and farmers, and good nutrition.

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Energy and the Environment

  • Chelsea Green Publishing – Since 1984, Chelsea Green has been the publishing leader for books on the politics and practice of sustainable living.
  • Environmental Working Group – The Environmental Working Group is the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization.
  • National Sustainable Agriculture Information Servicer (ATTRA) – ATTRA is committed to providing high value information and technical assistance in sustainable agriculture. Resources covering organic production, livestock, horticultural crops, business and marketing, farm energy, water and pest management and more.
  • Organic Consumer Association (OCA) – OCA is an online and grassroots non-profit public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability.
  • The Center for Food Safety – The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy membership organization established in 1997 for the purpose of challenging harmful food production technologies and promoting sustainable alternatives.
  • The Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) – Works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. This network links local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens’ action network.
  • Vermont Invasives – This website provides a landing page for Vermonters interested in learning more about invasive insects, plants and pathogens.
  • Will Allen – Cedar Circle Farm’s manager Will Allen’s War on Bugs reveals how advertisers, editors, scientists, large scale farmers, and government agencies colluded to convince farmers to use deadly chemicals, hormones, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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Farm Based Education

  • Common Ground Student-Run Educational Farm – Students get hands-on experience in crop production, soil conservation, and farm management on this community farm run by UVM.
  • Cornell Garden-Based Learning – The Garden-Based learning program at Cornell provides resources for homeowners, schools, community groups, and other “non-commercial” groups that are interested in growing food and flowers, attracting wildlife, and being good stewards of the natural world.
  • Dartmouth College Organic Farm – A student-run educational and working garden that provides members of the Dartmouth community with opportunities for independent research, student projects, and hands on experience in sustainable food and energy systems.
  • Farm & Food Project – The GMC (Poultney, VT) Farm & Food Project is all about reclaiming what matters about nature, nurture, and nutrition – by way of learning why it matters.
  • Hampshire College Farm Center – A working farm and thriving educational center, providing agricultural programs for the College, local community members, and school groups.
  • Junior Iron Chef – Jr Iron Chef VT is a statewide competition for middle and high school students that highlights local agriculture, promotes the culinary arts, and raises awareness about the complexity of our school food systems.
  • New England Grassroots Environment Fund – They award small grants to community-based initiatives in NH and VT.
  • North East Workers on Organic Farms (NEWOOF) – NEWOOF is a regional Farm Apprenticeship Placement Service.
  • Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NESAWG) – A 12-state network for regional food system development
  • Shelburne Farms – Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit education organization whose mission is to cultivate a conservation ethic for a sustainable future on a 1,400-acre working farm in Vermont.
  • Sterling College Sustainable Agriculture Program – The Sustainable Agriculture program parallels the College’s (Craftsbury Common, VT) mission by combining academic study, experiential challenges, and work.
  • Stockbridge School of Agriculture – Stockbridge provides the perfect opportunity for those interested in a two-year education preparing them for satisfying careers in today’s agricultural/green industries.
  • The Farm School – They provide multi-day residential school-year and summer programs for the over 1,500 young people and their teachers, a year-long program to train adults in practical sustainable agriculture, and an on-site one-room middle school in Athol, MA.
  • The Middlebury College Organic Farm – The Middlebury College Organic Farm (MCOF) is a student organization that maintains a 3-acre plot of fruits and vegetables.
  • The Mountain School – At the Mountain School, each semester 45 motivated high school juniors from all over the country come together to live and work on the school’s farm in rural Vermont.
  • Upper Valley Farm to School (UVFTS) – UVFTS supports the educators, farmers and community members, working to integrate local food and farms into school classrooms, cafeterias, and communities in the Upper Valley region of VT and NH to promote student health and well-being.
  • UVM New Farmer Project – An access point to all the organizations, services, and educational opportunities for Vermont’s new and aspiring farmers.
  • UVM On-Farm Summer Institute – Students and instructors get their hands dirty exploring practical techniques for raising fruits, vegetables, grains, pasture and fuel crops in consort with all of the other communities in the ecosystem – from weeds to microbes on UVM’s 97-acre Horticulture Research Farm.
  • Vermont Food Education Every Day (VTFEED) – Vermont FEED works with schools and communities to raise awareness about healthy food, the role of Vermont farms and farmers, and good nutrition.
  • Vermont Technical College – This college in Randolph, VT offers majors in Diversified Agriculture and Dairy Farm Management Technology.

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Farming

  • Building Soils for Better Crops by Fred Magdoff and Harold van Es – A one-of-a-kind, practical guide to ecological soil management
  • Cornell Small Farms Program – Free online tools offer farmers the opportunity to make quick and efficient calculations.
  • Intervale Center – The Intervale Center’s mission is to strengthen community food systems through new farm incubation, farm business development, agricultural market development, agricultural land stewardship, food systems research and consulting, and housing The Intervale Food Hub.
  • National Sustainable Agriculture Information Servicer (ATTRA) – ATTRA is committed to providing high value information and technical assistance in sustainable agriculture. Resources covering organic production, livestock, horticultural crops, business and marketing, farm energy, water and pest management and more.
  • North East Workers on Organic Farms (NEWOOF) – NEWOOF is a regional Farm Apprenticeship Placement Service.
  • Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA) – NOFA-VT has over 1300 members throughout the state and certify over 580 farms and processors to the USDA National Organic Program Standards as well as providing resources for farmers and community members alike.
  • Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NESAWG) – A 12-state network for regional food system development
  • Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) – OMRI provides organic certifiers, growers, manufacturers, and suppliers an independent review of products intended for use in certified organic production, handling, and processing.
  • Penn State Extension – This site offers practical how-to education and problem-solving assistance based on university research.
  • PLANTS Database – The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S., uncliding commonly used crops in agriculture.
  • Rodale Institute – For more than sixty years, they have been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating consumers about how going organic is the healthiest option for people and the planet.
  • Rutland Area Food and Farm Link (RAFFL) – Rutland Area Farm and Food Link has been working to expand availability and access to locally produced foods, bolster the greater Rutland region’s agricultural economy, and increase community appreciation and understanding of the positive impact of farms and farmers on the Rutland region.
  • Small and Beginning Farmers of New Hampshire (SBFNH) – Their collaborative efforts help Small and Beginner Farmers achieve their goals, strengthen their communities, boost the agricultural industry and economy, and improve quality of life in New Hampshire.
  • Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education – SARE offers competitive grants to projects that explore and address key issues affecting the sustainability and future economic viability of agriculture.
  • The Agronomy Guide 2013-2014 – The Penn State Agronomy Guide is a comprehensive publication on crop and soil management and pest management for farms of all sizes.
  • The Greenhorns Blog – Here, you’ll find links about land, events, jobs, news, gossip and video ephemera relevant to the young farming community.
  • The National Young Farmers’ Coalition – NYFC is a farmer-led partnership between young farmers and innovative beginning farmer service providers bringing farmers together in person and online to learn, share and build a stronger community.
  • The Organic Farmers’ Business Handbook by Richard Wiswall – Richard Wiswall shares advice on how to make your vegetable production more efficient, better manage your employees and finances, and turn a profit.
  • UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture – The Center for Sustainable Agriculture advances sustainable food and farming systems in Vermont and beyond.
  • UVM Extension – Extension provides timely, research-based information and education for the families, communities and businesses of Vermont.
  • UVM New Farmer Project – An access point to all the organizations, services, and educational opportunities for Vermont’s new and aspiring farmers.
  • Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets – A wealth of information about farming, food producing, and processing in Vermont.
  • Vermont Crops and Soils – Providing information about field and forage crop production and utilization in Vermont and beyond.
  • Vermont Grass Farmers Association (VGFA) – VGFA helps farmers generate wealth from grass-based farming and provides leadership on grazing issues.
  • Vermont Vegetable and Berry Grower Page – Site by Vern Grubinger, a vegetable and berry specialist with UVM Extension. Our farmers’ favorite site.
  • Women’s Agricultural Network (WAgN) – WAgN has been providing education and technical assistance geared to the needs of women farmers since 1995.

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Food Access

  • Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fiund – They strive toward the development of self-supporting communities with programs that increase income and enhance other opportunities; and they strive to assist in land retention and development, especially for African Americans, but essentially for all family farmers.
  • Grow. Share. Learn. – In its simplest of terms, Grow Share Learn creates a program that brings together a local grocer, a local farm and your shelf in a way that allows others in the community to become involved, both in producing food and in getting the word out about hunger and its effects in your community.
  • Salvation Farms – Salvation Farms’ mission is to build increased resilience in Vermont’s food system through agricultural surplus management
  • The Vermont Food Venture Center – A multi-use processing facility for value added and specialty food producers, operated by the Center for an Agricultural Economy in Hardwick, Vermont.
  • Tuberville – Tuberville is a place for people to participate in activities and discussions that surround hunger and ways to reduce hunger within our communities.
  • Vermont Farm Share Program – The Farm Share Program assists limited-income Vermonters in obtaining farm fresh foods.
  • Vermont Food Bank – Through a network of 270 food shelves, meals sites, senior centers, shelters, after-school programs, the Vermont Foodbank runs programs that help feed as many as 86,000 Vermonters who need food assistance.
  • Willing Hands – Willing Hands distributes free, wholesome food to our neighbors in need. We pick up donated food, primarily fruits and vegetables, that might otherwise go to waste. We deliver this food to local human service organizations and collaborate with them to provide nutritional education.

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Food Storage

  • Intervale Center – The Intervale Center’s mission is to strengthen community food systems through new farm incubation, farm business development, agricultural market development, agricultural land stewardship, food systems research and consulting, and housing The Intervale Food Hub.
  • Mad River Food Hub – The Mad River Food Hub is a fully equipped, licensed vegetable and USDA inspected meat processing facility located in Waitsfield, Vermont and is available for rent by the day to small local food producers and offers distribution opportunities.
  • The Vermont Food Venture Center – A multi-use processing facility for value added and specialty food producers, operated by the Center for an Agricultural Economy in Hardwick, Vermont.

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Health and Nutrition

  • Co-op Food Stores – Co-operatively owned food stores featuring a variety of local and organic products, along with cooking classes and events.
  • Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) – FNS provides children and adults of all ages with nutrition education materials on how to improve their diets and their lives.
  • Junior Iron Chef – Jr Iron Chef VT is a statewide competition for middle and high school students that highlights local agriculture, promotes the culinary arts, and raises awareness about the complexity of our school food systems.
  • King Arthur Flour Baking Circle – Nationally-reknowned flour company’s website about cooking, baking and food.
  • The Organic Center – The Organic Center is is your trusted, go-to source of information for scientific research about organic food and farming.

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Land Access

  • Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fiund – They strive toward the development of self-supporting communities with programs that increase income and enhance other opportunities; and they strive to assist in land retention and development, especially for African Americans, but essentially for all family farmers.
  • New England Landlink – A program to help farmers and landholders locate and transfer farms in New England maintaining a database of available properties.
  • Sustainable Farming Project: Farmland Matching Service – Offers assistance with locating, evaluating and matiching farmers to farmland in Massachusetts and surrounding regions.
  • Upper Valley Land Trust – The Upper Valley Land Trust helps people conserve land in 45 New Hampshire and Vermont towns.
  • Vermont Land Trust – Vermont Land Trust is working to protect the land that gives Vermont its rural character and makes our state so special.

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Local and Partner Food Producers

  • Butterworks Farm – Local organic dairy, grain and bean producer in Westfield, VT.
  • Hogwash Farm – A small family farm with a focus on rare heritage breed animals that thrive on our rough northern hillsides in Norwich, Vermont.
  • Mad River Food Hub – The Mad River Food Hub is a fully equipped, licensed vegetable and USDA inspected meat processing facility located in Waitsfield, Vermont and is available for rent by the day to small local food producers and offers distribution opportunities.
  • Strafford Organic Creamery – One farm, one family organic dairy in Strafford, VT.
  • Thistle Hill Farm – Award-winning Tarentaise cheese made in Pomfret, VT.
  • Vermont Smoke & Cure – Smokehouse and smoked meats and sausage producer in Hinesburg, VT.

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Organic Food and Farming Advocacy Organizations

  • American Community Gardening Association – The Association supports community gardening by facilitating the formation and expansion of state and regional community gardening networks; developing resources in support of community gardening; and, encouraging research and conducting educational programs
  • Environmental Working Group – The Environmental Working Group is the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization.
  • Farm Aid – From their annual concert event that features family farm food and unites farmers, artists, and concerned citizens, to their inspiring and informative tv, radio, mail and web campaigns, they are building a powerful movement for good food from family farms.
  • Local Harvest – Use their website to find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.
  • Mad River Localvores – Through ongoing community education and collaboration, the Mad River Localvores aim to increase local food production and consumption, improve the physical health of our community members and foster community connections around a sustainable and community supported food system.
  • National Sustainable Agriculture Information Servicer (ATTRA) – ATTRA is committed to providing high value information and technical assistance in sustainable agriculture. Resources covering organic production, livestock, horticultural crops, business and marketing, farm energy, water and pest management and more.
  • Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA) – NOFA-VT has over 1300 members throughout the state and certify over 580 farms and processors to the USDA National Organic Program Standards as well as providing resources for farmers and community members alike.
  • Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NESAWG) – A 12-state network for regional food system development
  • Organic Consumer Association (OCA) – OCA is an online and grassroots non-profit public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability.
  • Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) – OMRI provides organic certifiers, growers, manufacturers, and suppliers an independent review of products intended for use in certified organic production, handling, and processing.
  • PickYourOwn.org – Database of all pick-your-own operations, farmstands, and farm retail outlets in each state in the US.
  • PumpkinPatchesandMore.org – Database of pumpkin patches, corn maizes, and fall festivals in all US states.
  • Rodale Institute – For more than sixty years, they have been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating consumers about how going organic is the healthiest option for people and the planet.
  • Rural Vermont – The organization is Vermont’s community of family farmers, neighbors and citizens committed to supporting and cultivating a vital and healthy rural economy and community.
  • Rutland Area Food and Farm Link (RAFFL) – Rutland Area Farm and Food Link has been working to expand availability and access to locally produced foods, bolster the greater Rutland region’s agricultural economy, and increase community appreciation and understanding of the positive impact of farms and farmers on the Rutland region.
  • Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education – SARE offers competitive grants to projects that explore and address key issues affecting the sustainability and future economic viability of agriculture.
  • Sustainable Table – Sustainable Table educates, advocates and builds community around food. Their site offers the Eat Well Guide and The Meatrix movies.
  • The Center for Food Safety – The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy membership organization established in 1997 for the purpose of challenging harmful food production technologies and promoting sustainable alternatives.
  • The Organic Center – The Organic Center is is your trusted, go-to source of information for scientific research about organic food and farming.
  • The Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) – Works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. This network links local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens’ action network.
  • Upper Valley Localvores – A blog about eating locally in the Upper Valley, chronicling each season with resources on where to find local foods.
  • Valley Food & Farm – Valley Food & Farm carries out its mission to foster the relationships that make agriculture a vital part of daily community life in concrete and practical ways.
  • Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets – A wealth of information about farming, food producing, and processing in Vermont.
  • Vermont Fresh Network – Vermont Fresh Network develops solutions for chefs and farmers to market more locally grown food.
  • Vermont Law School Farm and Food Legal Resources – Farm and Food Legal Resources is a collection of online, existing legal resources compiled and organized by the Center for Agriculture & Food Systems (CAFS). CAFS developed this resource for individuals and organizations involved in sustainable food and agriculture. Consequently, the materials reflect an emphasis on sustainability, local and regional food systems as well as the innovations in food and agriculture occurring at the state and regional level. We hope you find Farm and Food Legal Resources helpful.

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Organic Food and Farming Policy Organizations

  • Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA) – NOFA-VT has over 1300 members throughout the state and certify over 580 farms and processors to the USDA National Organic Program Standards as well as providing resources for farmers and community members alike.
  • The Center for Food Safety – The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy membership organization established in 1997 for the purpose of challenging harmful food production technologies and promoting sustainable alternatives.
  • Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets – A wealth of information about farming, food producing, and processing in Vermont.
  • Vermont Fresh Network – Vermont Fresh Network develops solutions for chefs and farmers to market more locally grown food.
  • Vermont Law School Farm and Food Legal Resources – Farm and Food Legal Resources is a collection of online, existing legal resources compiled and organized by the Center for Agriculture & Food Systems (CAFS). CAFS developed this resource for individuals and organizations involved in sustainable food and agriculture. Consequently, the materials reflect an emphasis on sustainability, local and regional food systems as well as the innovations in food and agriculture occurring at the state and regional level. We hope you find Farm and Food Legal Resources helpful.

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Organic Gardening

  • American Community Gardening Association – The Association supports community gardening by facilitating the formation and expansion of state and regional community gardening networks; developing resources in support of community gardening; and, encouraging research and conducting educational programs
  • Community Action Coalition in Wisconsin – Published by the Community Action Coalition in Wisconsin, this website provides many online documents for starting, organizing, and maintaining community gardens.
  • Cornell Garden-Based Learning – The Garden-Based learning program at Cornell provides resources for homeowners, schools, community groups, and other “non-commercial” groups that are interested in growing food and flowers, attracting wildlife, and being good stewards of the natural world.
  • Gardener Education – Information, workshops, and links for NOFA-Vermont’s organic gardeners and homesteaders.
  • Intervale Center – The Intervale Center’s mission is to strengthen community food systems through new farm incubation, farm business development, agricultural market development, agricultural land stewardship, food systems research and consulting, and housing The Intervale Food Hub.
  • National Gardening Association – As a nonprofit leader in plant-based education, our vision is to make available free educational plant-based materials, grants, and resources that speak to young minds, educators, youth and community organizations, and the general gardening public.
  • North Country Organics – North Country Organics (NCO) manufactures and distributes natural fertilizers, soil amendments, and environmentally compatible pest controls. With wholesale distributors located throughout the central and northeastern regions of the U.S., we serve commercial and wholesale accounts.
  • Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) – OMRI provides organic certifiers, growers, manufacturers, and suppliers an independent review of products intended for use in certified organic production, handling, and processing.
  • Rebel Tomato – Start a garden revolution in your community. Learn how to grow your own food, enjoy the taste of food you grow, and maybe even make a profit while you’re at it. It all starts with planting the seed.
  • Rodale Institute – For more than sixty years, they have been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating consumers about how going organic is the healthiest option for people and the planet.
  • Vermont Community Garden Network – Through citywide and statewide advocacy, they help people to envision and support a thriving network of community, school, and neighborhood gardens accessible to Vermonters of diverse ages, abilities, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Vermont Invasives – This website provides a landing page for Vermonters interested in learning more about invasive insects, plants and pathogens.
  • Vermont Vegetable and Berry Grower Page – Site by Vern Grubinger, a vegetable and berry specialist with UVM Extension. Our farmers’ favorite site.

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Publications

  • Building Soils for Better Crops by Fred Magdoff and Harold van Es – A one-of-a-kind, practical guide to ecological soil management
  • Chelsea Green Publishing – Since 1984, Chelsea Green has been the publishing leader for books on the politics and practice of sustainable living.
  • Edible Communities Publications – Edible Communities, Inc. is a publishing and information services company that creates editorially rich, community-based, local-foods publications in distinct culinary regions throughout the United States and Canada.
  • Edible Green Mountains – Edible Green Mountains is an independently owned, community-based publication that publishes quarterly, is a member of Edible Communities publications and promotes the local food culture and economy in Vermont, season by season.
  • The Agronomy Guide 2013-2014 – The Penn State Agronomy Guide is a comprehensive publication on crop and soil management and pest management for farms of all sizes.
  • The Greenhorns Blog – Here, you’ll find links about land, events, jobs, news, gossip and video ephemera relevant to the young farming community.
  • The Organic Farmers’ Business Handbook by Richard Wiswall – Richard Wiswall shares advice on how to make your vegetable production more efficient, better manage your employees and finances, and turn a profit.
  • Vermont’s Local Banquet – Vermont’s Local Banquet is a quarterly magazine that illuminates the connections between local food and Vermont communities
  • Will Allen – Cedar Circle Farm’s manager Will Allen’s War on Bugs reveals how advertisers, editors, scientists, large scale farmers, and government agencies colluded to convince farmers to use deadly chemicals, hormones, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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Retail Outlets

  • Co-op Food Stores – Co-operatively owned food stores featuring a variety of local and organic products, along with cooking classes and events.
  • Lebanon Farmers’ Market – One of Cedar Circle Farm’s weekly Farmers’ Markets with a wide variety of local products and produce.
  • North Country Organics – North Country Organics (NCO) manufactures and distributes natural fertilizers, soil amendments, and environmentally compatible pest controls. With wholesale distributors located throughout the central and northeastern regions of the U.S., we serve commercial and wholesale accounts.
  • Norwich Farmers’Market – One of Cedar Circle Farm’s weekly Farmers’ Markets with a wide variety of local products and produce.
  • Stella’s Italian Kitchen & Market – A restaurant in Lyme, NH who serves Cedar Circle Farm produce.
  • The Peyton Place Restaurant – A restaurant in Orford, NH serving Cedar Circle Farm produce.
  • Upper Valley Food Co-op – Cooperatively-owned food store featuring local and organic products, and holding classes, and community events located in White River Junction, VT.

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School Gardens

  • NC State University – A website providing links to grants for community and school gardens.
  • New England Grassroots Environment Fund – They award small grants to community-based initiatives in NH and VT.
  • Upper Valley Farm to School (UVFTS) – UVFTS supports the educators, farmers and community members, working to integrate local food and farms into school classrooms, cafeterias, and communities in the Upper Valley region of VT and NH to promote student health and well-being.
  • Vermont Food Education Every Day (VTFEED) – Vermont FEED works with schools and communities to raise awareness about healthy food, the role of Vermont farms and farmers, and good nutrition.

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Seed Saving

  • High Mowing Organic Seeds – They strive not only to provide their customers with the best organic seed available, but to also serve as a resource for growing, harvesting and saving seed.

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Seed Suppliers

  • High Mowing Organic Seeds – They strive not only to provide their customers with the best organic seed available, but to also serve as a resource for growing, harvesting and saving seed.

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