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

-or-

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 Resources

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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



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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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“Farmers Market” Defined

Alex Canepa November 2, 2017

The federal government, along with many states and commonwealths define “farmers market” in statute or code. These definitions determine eligibility for participation in programs including the WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs as well as state-administered farmers market certification programs. In the interest of consumer protection, lawmakers in multiple states have also explicitly prohibited… Read More



Vermont Market Currency Feasibility Report-2013

FMC October 29, 2013

2013 report analyzing Vermont farmers markets’ SNAP, FMNP and incentive systems. Report funded by Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) and NOFA-VT. Read More



Organizing and Maintaining your Farmers Market, 2nd Edition (Vermont)

Stacy October 25, 2013

Published by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, this is a complete guide to farmers market start-up and maintenance is an essential resource for market managers and organizers, including particular details for agencies and regulations in Vermont. Organizing and Maintaining your Farmers Market, 2nd Edition PDF  Read More



Vermont Market Currency Report

Jen O'Brien October 22, 2013

2013 report analyzing Vermont farmers markets’ SNAP, FMNP and incentive systems. Report funded by Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) and NOFA-VT. Read More