Farm Registration Deadline for Open Farm Week

Registration is now open for the 7th annual Vermont Open Farm Week, taking place at farms across Vermont, August 8-15, 2021! This special week in August creates an opportunity for folks to visit farms and connect with Vermont's working landscape, and it's a great way for farmers to engage with their customers and communities. For members of the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition, in particular, this is a great opportunity for you to showcase how you work to protect water quality and support soil health. We are all looking forward to getting out and enjoying Vermont this summer, and especially during...

CVFC Board of Directors July Meeting

Zoom

The CVFC Board of Directors meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Members of the coalition are welcome to join at 9:30 a.m., and the general public is welcome to join at 10:00 a.m. To attend, please contact Board Secretary Kirsten Workman; she will send you the Zoom link.

Free

Farm Agronomic Practices (FAP) Program – Cover Crop Apps Due

The FAP Program utilizes state funding to help Vermont farms implement soil-based agronomic practices that improve soil quality, increase crop production, and reduce erosion and agricultural waste discharges. The FAP program also provides education and instructional activity grants to support outreach regarding the impacts of agricultural practices on water quality and current state agricultural water quality regulations. Eligible practices include: cover cropping, conservation crop rotation, conservation crop rotation with nurse crop; conservation tillage, no till pasture and hayland renovation; rotational grazing; manure injection; and educational or instructional activities. Rotational grazing applications are due June 15; cover crop applications are due...

Submit Your Event/Grant Deadline to the CVFC Calendar

If you’re hosting an event or offering a grant related to agriculture and water quality, soil health, climate change, or the environment, you’re welcome to add it to our calendar.