May 22, 2020 Ever wanted to cook a meal from a local restaurant in your own kitchen? Now you can! Released last Friday, the “Isolate and Create” digital cookbook features delicious recipes from 15 Vermont restaurants. All profits go to the Vermont component of the Restaurant Strong Fund, a national effort to provide...
May 19, 2020 Connection, communication, and maintaining relationships are key during this time. We all may be tired of hearing it, but we're stronger together - that's why we have a network. Our board represents our diverse membership. Here are some updates from a few members of the VFN Board.
May 19, 2020 In March, we knew we needed to put April and May's membership renewal on hold. Updating your annual membership was the last thing on most people's minds - as it should be. We hit pause on that aspect of our organization.
May 12, 2020 Ryan Chaffin, Vermont Fresh Network board member and Director of Marketing & Business Development at Farrell Distributing, recently shared with us the details of the amazing partnership to produce hand sanitizer. It is wonderful to see VFN members collaborating and partnering on such positive projects during this crisis.
April 7, 2020 To help build stability across our food system, VFN member Skinny Pancake, in partnership with Intervale Center, Vermont Community Foundation, and High Meadows Fund, has launched a program called ShiftMeals.
March 31, 2020 The Sourcing & Selling Vermont Food in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series being developed by a team from UVM Extension, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Vermont Farm to Plate, Vermont Fresh Network, and other partners to help Vermont’s farm and food system build resiliency and support safety in these...
March 23, 2020 "Over the course of just a few days, Vermont restaurants painfully laid off several thousand employees, as we stared down the prospect of zero revenue for the foreseeable future, at a time of year when the well is already dry from the long winter.
March 22, 2020 Check a restaurant’s Facebook page/Instagram/website for updates. Hours, menus, and delivery options may change. We’ll do our best to update this page, but it’s always good to double check.
February 21, 2020 We’re proud of all of our Vermont Fresh Network chefs, as they have all made a commitment to know Vermont farmers and serve locally grown and raised ingredients. However, each year there are some that take this commitment to the next level and those chefs are awarded the Gold Barn Honor.
February 18, 2020 Position: Vermont Open Farm Week Coordinator