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New Position: Co-Marketing Coordinator for Vermont Food Venture Center and Client Businesses

Posted: July 28, 2017

The Center for an Agricultural Economy is accepting applications for the position of Co-Marketing Coordinator. This position will work as part of our Business Services Team to help provide resources and marketing opportunities to client businesses and work to promote the mission and products of the Vermont Food Venture Center throughout Vermont’s local food system. [...]

Accepting Applications: Experienced Facilitator for Theory of Change Workshop

Posted: May 4, 2017

  CAE is seeking an experienced facilitator to support the organization and facilitation of a Theory of Change workshop. The workshop will bring together 10-20 CAE staff and stakeholders to collaborate on inputs to a Theory of Change that will support and inform the organization’s strategic vision for the coming years. For more information see the [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Join us for an evening of Nuturing Communities: November 4

Posted: October 18, 2016

The Center for an Agricultural Economy is hosting an event November 4 put on by the Galaxy Bookshop. Join us for a fun evening to explore local foods and economies. Please bring a non-perishable food item or cash to donate to the Hardwick Area Food Pantry and the Grow Your Own program, which is managed by [...]

Come Learn About How Vermont Finances the Working Landscape

Posted: August 30, 2016

All are welcome! Join the experts in working lands financing for a Free conference on Saturday, October 22nd at Lake Region Union High School in Orleans, VT. If you are a farmer, logger, or food-based entrepreneur, don’t miss this valuable networking event in the Northeast Kingdom! The conference is designed to connect start-up and growing [...]