June, 16 2015 – July, 17 2015
All people deserve access to adequate, nutritious food. The complicated and provocative question for the fourth annual UVM Food Systems Summit on June 16-17 is how to provide this basic human right. Globally and in Vermont, the stakes are profound. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, one in nine people worldwide are chronically hungry. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 13 percent of Vermont households are food insecure. The challenge of “feeding the world” is complicated by income…
August, 14 2015 – August, 16 2015
The Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference takes place August 14-15, 2015 at UMass Amherst in Massachusetts. This year, among the pre-conference offerings will be an all-day seminar on Friday, August 14, given by 2015 keynoter Natasha Campbell-McBride, on the healing potential of food for overcoming chronic illness. This is an event for the whole family: Music, dance, films, games, animal rides, and meet-ups. Modest registration, inexpensive dorm rooms, camping and delicious, wholesome organic meals. Click here for updates.
October, 03 2015
Bring your family out to celebrate the harvest and Valley Malt’s anniversary! Malt House Tours 10am—Noon Valley Malt, 27 Middle St Music, Food & Beer Noon—6pm Young Men’s Club, 183 East St Admission is $10 for adults and kids are free. Buy your tickets now.
November, 12 2015 – November, 14 2015
SAVE THE DATE! NESAWG’s conference draws together hundreds of people working to transform the northeast region’s food system each year. Make sure you are among them! WHEN Pre-Conference Sessions: Thursday, November 12 Conference: Friday and Saturday, November 13 – 14 WHERE Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY WHO farmers – farmworkers – students – professors – journalists – scientists – food justice advocates and activists – food hub managers – market innovators – regional planners – Department of Agriculture representatives – non-governmental organization leaders – land…