Six-part TV Series on Vermont’s Local Food Movement to Air on Vermont PBS in January

News Release Skinny Pancake & Vermont PBS October 26, 2016 Contact: Benjamin Adler, owner, Skinny Pancake, [email protected], 802-598-3028 Julia Andrews, Vermont PBS, [email protected], 802-655-4891 The Skinny Pancake and Vermont PBS are pleased to announce The Local Motive, a new, six- part television series that explores Vermont’s Farm to Plate food system, the most comprehensive local […]

Vermont at five year mark implementing Farm to Plate food system plan

News Release — Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Jan. 20, 2016 Contact: Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund [email protected] 2015 Farm to Plate Annual Report reviews progress and challenges facing Vermont’s food system from economic, social and environmental perspectives Montpelier, VT – Increases in local food consumption, jobs, and overall economic activity in the farm and food sector […]

Maroney: Farm to Plate report ignores primacy of federal agricultural policy

But saving Vermont dairy farms, the kind that 97% of Vermonters have in mind when they tell the Survey on the Future of Vermont they support agriculture, has nothing to do with milk. It envisages a return to a time when the landscape was dotted with thousands of farms making a living by producing food for local consumption. For this to occur, milk prices must rise, double or triple. For that to happen, production must be cut by 5% or 98 lbs.