Vermont Contacts

Vermont Farmers’ Market Association (NOFA VT)

Contact:

Erin Buckwalter
P.O. Box 697
39 Bridge St, 2nd Floor
Richmond, VT 05477
Phone: 802-434-4122
E-mail: info@nofavt.org


SNAP Info & Contacts

Program name/EBT Card Name: 3SquaresVT/Vermont Express Card
Current contractor: Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc. (Conduent) prime contractor/FIS host processor

Contact:
Erin Buckwalter
Vermont Farmers’ Market Association (NOFA VT)
erin@nofavt.org
(802) 434-4122

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Community Food Access Programs Coordinator
Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont
@nofavt.org
802.434.4122 x 26


Vermont Ag Department

Vermont Department of Agriculture 


FMNP & SFMNP

Vermont WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Patricia Duda, Director, Food and Nutrition Programs

Phone: (802) 241-0603

Email: pat.duda@vermont.gov

 

Vermont Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Mary Woodruff, MPH, RDN, Coordinator

Phone: (802) 241-0529

Email: mary.woodruff@vermont.gov

 


FMC Contact

To add state news and resources, contact:
Darlene Wolnik
darlene@farmersmarketcoalition.org

Vermont News/Case Studies

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USDA Farmers Market, Local and Regional Food Systems Grants Announced

Hannah Fuller October 2, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced this week that it has awarded $27 million in grant funding through the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP) and $9.3 million in grant funding through the new Regional Food System Partnerships (RFSP) grant program. The grants fall under the Local Agricultural… Read More



Standing Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Fenty June 3, 2020

Over the past week, the United States has been shaken by the deep inequities rooted within our justice system that have continued to destroy the lives of Black Americans like George Floyd. In the past, the Farmers Market Coalition has largely remained silent on matters of race and injustice. We will do so no longer.… Read More



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Summit Debrief

Darlene Wolnik November 1, 2019

The 2nd annual National Direct Agricultural Marketing Summit took place October 7-9, 2019 in Rosemont, Illinois. FMC hosted pre-Summit activities, including a state & network leader meeting, an emerging issues panel, and discussion groups on markets training and technical assistance needs.  For the second year, Farmers Market Coalition gave its all for the Summit, including bringing the entire FMC… Read More



Vermont Resources

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Consumer Insights to Support Messaging for Vermont Direct Markets

Alex Canepa January 2, 2018

This study examines responses from three focus groups and two online surveys of in state and out-of-state food consumers in Vermont to determine the frequency, motivation, and barriers of shopping at direct markets. Read More



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Vermont Farmers’ Markets and Grocery Stores: A Price Comparison

Alex Canepa January 2, 2018

The primary objectives of this price comparison study are threefold: 1. Establish an overview of prices at farmers’ markets that consumers can expect to encounter in Vermont, and how they compare with grocery store prices. 2. Utilize the pricing data to formulate more effective outreach efforts for EBT beneficiaries who may be reluctant to visit… Read More



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Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets: Farmers Market Guidance

Diana Broadaway May 12, 2020

The Agency of Agriculture recognizes the importance of farmers markets to our farmers, communities, heritage and culture.  We are excited to announce that farmers markets will be able to re-open on May 1, following guidance from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, the Vermont Department of Health and the Agency of Commerce and… Read More