Vermont Food Education Every Day (VTFEED)

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2003: $131,547.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Federal Funds: $46,528.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $51,724.00
Grant Recipient: Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:
Abbie Nelson
Northeast Organic Farming Association of VT

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: oats, potatoes
  • Fruits: melons, apples
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, cucurbits, garlic, greens (leafy), parsnips, peas (culinary), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: poultry
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, mentoring, networking, study circle, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: community-supported agriculture, cooperatives, marketing management, agricultural finance, market study, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, community services, social capital, social networks, sustainability measures

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