Mission: Advancing relationships among farmers, chefs, and consumers to grow markets and eat more locally grown food.
Programs: To strengthen vermont agriculture through resource manuals, dining guides, buy local promotions, etc.
vermont fresh forum - a gathering of farmers, chefs and consumers to educate and promote local agriculture and to demonstrate creative ways to prepare them.
"farmers dinners" at restaurants and consumer homes to create menus from local farmer's seasonal and year-round production.
social media workshop - a workshop for our members about how to utilize social media in their business outreach.
on-farm dinners - chefs and farmers work together to bring the public on to farms and experience where their food comes from and the people who grow it.
culinary advisory panel - chefs evaluate the agricultural products positive and negative attributes from the perspective of culinary professionals.
diginvt - a website that maps agricultural and culinary tourism experience opportunities for vermont tourists to participate in.
regional outreach - sharing the vfn mission in underserved regions of vermont.
technology tools - planning for future technological tool utilization.