Archive for the ‘VFVC’ Category

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 [...]

One more week for VFVC tenant applications!!

Posted: October 13, 2016

If you’ve not yet submitted an application for our VFVC Anchor Tenant spot, opening in 2017, we are extending our deadline by 1 more week!! The CAE is looking for an applicant who needs commercial space, and is dedicated to the mission and vision of a healthy local food economy! Imagine your OWN kitchen space, [...]

Kitchen Crew Supervisor Position NOW OPEN

Posted: November 24, 2014

The Vt Food Venture Center has seen a lot of improvements – and increased usage – in the past few years! We are excited to open a new position for Kitchen  Crew Supervisor, available immediately. We are looking for someone who is ready to manage schedules, various client needs, inventory and food safety trainings. We [...]

Processing Equipment for Sale

Posted: November 12, 2013

We have processing equipment for sale! Equipment Details: See the details in the table below or click on this link to download a PDF- Equipment for Sale 2013 Photos: click on this link to see a Picasa Web Album CONTACT: Connor Gorham #802-472-5362, ext 210 or connor@hardwickagriculture.org Item Manufacturer/Model # Comments Price 4 ‘x 6′ Walk In [...]

Facilities Manager

Posted: November 11, 2013

The VFVC Facilities Manager has overall responsibilities for the Vermont Food Venture Center, located in Hardwick, VT; day-to-day management of a 15,000 square foot shared-use food processing and food hub facility. This includes the daily operation of food processing and storage areas, client training in food processing and safety, and overall compliance with food safety [...]

Staff Transitions at the Food Venture Center

Posted: November 11, 2013

As we approach the end of our second year since the Food Venture Center doors first opened, we find ourselves settling into our systems and routines, even as we anticipate change in the new year. Our facility feels truly full with two anchor tenants, three rotating kitchens, and three large freezer and cooler units stocked [...]

ServeSafe in August and October

Posted: August 19, 2013

The Center for an Agricultural Economy sponsors and conducts a ServSafe Class in our conference room, located at 140 Junction Road in Hardwick, for up to 8 individual students and can host group classes for businesses who have several individuals who need the instruction, but are looking to control costs. ServSafe is a Food Service Sanitation Course [...]

Just another Friday

Posted: August 9, 2013

it’s more organized than you think!

Food Safety 101 for Value-Added Producers & Farmers

Posted: June 6, 2013

Do you do value-added processing on your farm? Are you wondering what you should be doing in terms of food safety, or how the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) might affect you? This two and a half hour workshop will be an introductory overview to basic information on the Food Safety Modernization Act and Vermont [...]

Current and Future Client Gathering is Wed, May 22!

Posted: May 21, 2013

Dear Current and Future Vermont Food Venture Center clients! We have entered a new year, and have spent some time thinking through our services and our goals here at the Center for an Agricultural Economy’s Food Venture Center. We are hosting a client gathering on May 22, from 5pm to 6.30pm and we’d like to have you join us here in [...]