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Isolate & Create E-Cookbook Fundraiser
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.
Notes from the VFN Board
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.
Membership Update: May 2020
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.
A Spirited Response
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.
Skinny Pancake Launches ShiftMeals
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.
Webinar Series: Sourcing & Selling Vermont Food in the Time of COVID-19
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 challenging…
Can Vermont Restaurants Survive the COVID-19 Crisis?
March 23, 2020 Jed Davis, owner of The Farmhouse Group (a family of restaurants in Chittenden County) and current vice president of the Vermont Fresh Network board, recently wrote an op-ed piece that addresses the effect COVID-19 is having on the restaurant industry.
Support our Vermont Food and Farm Businesses
March 22, 2020 This is a challenging time. COVID-19 has changed the way businesses can operate overnight. We all need to come together and support each other and our food and farm community.
Congratulations, July - Dec 2019 Gold Barn Honorees!
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.
2019 Annual Report and Highlights
February 6, 2020 Get the latest updates on our programs & projects, a complete list of members & funders, and a look ahead to 2020: 2019 Vermont Fresh Network Annual Report. Peruse the 2019 Highlights here.