farmers working together for a clean lake champlain and thriving agriculture in vermont

Read an article by Nate Severy, written in the Champlain Valley Crop, Soil and Pasture Team Newsletter  - Coming Soon!

Spring Bus Tour a Great Success!

Farm Groups Release Cover Crop Video (Press Release of VT Business Magazine)


Check out these awesome videos on YouTube! Developed by the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition (CVFC), Connecticut River Watershed Farmers Alliance (CRWFA) and Farmers’ Watershed Alliance (FWA) in cooperation with University of Vermont Extension.

Calendar of Events— May/June 2017


TBA            Crop Patrol: Roller-Crimpers in Organic & Conventional Production. Foster Bros. Farm, Middlebury VT

May 31        CVFC Meeting with VAAFM Leadership. UVM Extension Middlebury, 10:00am-12:00pm

June 7        CVFC Monthly Board & Member Meeting:  UVM Extension Middlebury, 10am – 12:00pm

June 13 
     CVFC Spring Bus Tour Celebrating Local Farm Conservation Efforts. Starts  in Richmond, VT, 9:30am—3:45pm

June 17      Breakfast on the Farm: Fairmont Farm, East Montpelier VT

June 27      Crop Patrol: Woodchip Heavy Use Area & Pasture Walk: Kenyon Farm, Waitsfield VT, 5:00pm—7:00pm

July 1         VAAFM Small Farm Certification Program goes into effect.  Rules requiring small farms have a Nutrient Management Plan  and      certify they are following the RAPs go into effect.

 

Many events are provided with programing by the Champlain Valley Crop, Soil and Pasture Team


Want more information about any of these events? Call Nate @ (802) 388‐4969 x 348

View Our May 2017 Newsletter Here!

  • President’s Message (p. 1)
  • Upcoming Events (p. 2)
  • Breakfast on the Farm Needs You (p. 2)
  • Supporting Business Member Highlight (p. 2)
  • Farmer Member Spotlight: Bonaspecta Holsteins (p.3)
  • Program Highlight "Poop Skool" (p. 3)
  • Board of Directors (p. 4)