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Exciting job opportunity!

Posted: April 5, 2017

Hardwick Elementary School is searching for a new principal who will further the school’s ambitious vision around sustainability, community and experiential learning. *See here for SchoolSpring post* The Hardwick community is ready to welcome an innovative new elementary school leader. Do you know excellent teachers, administrators and school leaders? Pass the word! Here’s what we [...]

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Request for Proposals: Farm to School Program Evaluation and Impact Study

Posted: March 6, 2017

The Center for an Agricultural Economy is seeking a program evaluation consultant to develop a system for studying the impact of Farm to School and place-based experiential programs in Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union, our local school system. We hope you’ll take a look and forward this to your networks! RFP: Farm to School Evaluation

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Production Efficiency Intensive for Vegetable Farmers! Join Us!

Posted: February 16, 2017

Production Efficiency Intensives for Vegetable Farmers presented by Center for and Agricultural Economy, RAFFL and NOFA-VT Join us and our partners, as well as Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm, to learn how to grow your profit margins by strategically increasing the efficiency of your farm operations. Topics that will be addressed include: product [...]

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Vt Food Venture Center: Case Study goes global!

Posted: February 16, 2017

The Vt Food Venture Center, now entering its 6th year, has been working steadily to advance farm and food businesses. We offer a suite of services, but one project which has grown significantly is our FARM TO INSTITUTION Minimal Processing, begun as farmer co-packing and advanced into market and product development. We want to highlight [...]

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Request for Proposals: Atkins Field

Posted: February 7, 2017

The Center for an Agricultural Economy is looking for a Project Manager with architectural experience for our Atkins Field Project. If you are interested, please take a look at our request for proposals. RFP Atkins Project Mgr

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QuickBooks Training at the CAE

Posted: December 20, 2016

Our QuickBooks Training Seminar is scheduled for (2) consecutive Wednesdays, January 11 & 18, 2017. Both are full days– Lunch will be provided!! –beginning pretty early, hopefully ending early but depending on how quickly the material can be gotten through. The cost is $20, payable at the door (or in advance) by cash or check. [...]

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New Position: Farm to Institution Accounts Manager~

Posted: December 16, 2016

We have an exciting position open for the right candidate – hopefully someone who is interested in a career in local food, passionate about the mission of feeding everyone, and who has experience working with our VT institutions! Position:  Farm to Institution Accounts and Sales Manager (download description) F2I Accounts and Sales Manager12.14.2016final Reports to:  [...]

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We need your help!

Posted: December 2, 2016

This season we need a hand processing local Vermont produce for schools and other institutions! Are you looking for some parttime work? Check out this job description and give us a shout! Kitchen Crew Position 2016FINAL Summary of Position: This position is critical to our farm to institution (Just Cut) local farm veggie program, and [...]

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Collaborate with CAE on an Online Food Safety Resource !

Posted: November 18, 2016

RFP – Food Safety Web Resource The Center for an Agricultural Economy has been awarded a grant to develop an online informational resource that will direct Vermont food businesses in how to comply with state and federal regulation of food and food processors. This resource, which will be publicly available, will prompt users for details [...]

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OSSU at 2016 VT Farm to School Conference

Posted: November 14, 2016

Six OSSU representatives attended the VT Farm to School Conference on November 2nd and 3rd. The group included Hardwick Elementary School Food Service Manager Val Hussey who accepted Hunger Free VT’s Innovation and Advocacy Award, recognizing the Hardwick kitchen team for, “helping their school nutrition program expand student access to quality school meals as well [...]

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