Upcoming Event: Simplify and Centralize Sourcing and Sales for the Value-Added Food Business

Posted: April 3, 2014

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting  this event in just two short weeks. Thursday, May 8, 2014, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm * Hosted at: Center for an Agricultural Economy 140 Junction Road, Hardwick, VT 05843 *Please note that this event is now scheduled for May 8th rather than April 15th. Time and [...]

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Welcome to Our Community Projects Coordinator!!

Posted: April 2, 2014

We are thrilled to introduce our newest member of the Center for an Ag Economy team: Bethany Dunbar! You might know her from her long time work at the Chronicle, or from her book, Kingdom’s Bounty. We are very excited that she will be working with us part-time, on projects such as our Growing Your [...]

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Farm to School Pilot Project: Learn more on Channel 17

Posted: March 31, 2014

Last week, the Center for an Agricultural Economy joined the Vermont Community Foundation on Channel 17 in Burlington! This short video includes Janet McLaughlin, Program Director for the VCF’s Farm and Food Initiative, and Sarah Waring, CAE’s Executive Director. CAE received a Food & Farm Initiative grant in December 2013 for a project that will [...]

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CAE is looking for a Full-Time Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

Posted: March 31, 2014

We are excited to announce we are looking to fill another position geared towards an individual who understands creating and developing food markets, building relationships, and who appreciates the value of numbers and survey data as much as they love the food we make!   About us: The Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) is [...]

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CAE is looking for a Part Time Community Project Coordinator

Posted: February 25, 2014

This year, the Center has a few exciting partnerships and projects. We are working closely with local organizations, and we need an organized, highly skilled communicator, who enjoys working with many types of people, and can manage projects to  join us! About Us: The Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) is a not-for-profit organization, which [...]

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CAE hires Facilities Manager for the Venture Center ~

Posted: January 17, 2014

The Center for an Agriculture Economy has hired Connor Gorham, formerly Professional Production Associate, to fill the role of Food Venture Center facilities manager. Mr. Gorham started his role January 1, and has moved into his new office and systems with energy and enthusiasm. Mr. Gorham brings a wealth of experience in food safety, food [...]

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Out and About With Paul and Barney

Posted: January 15, 2014

During this rainy, gray week in January, it’s nice to think back to the uncharacteristically warm, sunny October days we had not so long ago.  Here’s a short throwback post by Annie Rowell about one of our farm visits last fall. __________________________________________________________________________   Little broccoli beads have started creeping into our dreams and the faint [...]

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Welcoming a New Intern from New England Culinary Institute!

Posted: January 14, 2014

This year, the Center for an Ag Economy brings on yet another intern from the New England Culinary Institute. It’s a great opportunity for us; bringing on skilled food experts who are expanding their knowledge and experience.  Let us introduce you to Rick Beun!     Rick comes from a military background; he had 6 years [...]

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January ServSafe Class – enrolling now!

Posted: January 7, 2014

Connor Gorham teaches food safety and ServSafe at the Food Venture Center on Jan 28th. This full day class is perfect for inspiring food entrepreneurs, for farmers with value-added products, or for food service staff, in schools, restaurants or other kitchen settings. It includes food safety practices for handling, preparing and serving food of all [...]

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Giving Thanks for 2013 – a year of growth…

Posted: December 31, 2013

2013 has been full of developments for the Center for an Agricultural Economy. While growth and change can be challenging, the support we feel from our community and from our partners has been incredible. As we look into 2014, the CAE staff and board would like to extend our thanks to all of you with [...]

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