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2023 Sponsors

High Mowing Organic Seeds

High Mowing Organic Seeds is an independently owned, farm-based seed company offering over 700 varieties of certified organic and Non-GMO Project Verified vegetable, herb, flower and cover crop seed.
Contact: Paul Feenan

Real Organic Project

The Real Organic Project is a national add on certification program for certified organic farmers who grow in healthy soils and raise their livestock on pasture. It is free.
Contact: Ariel Pressman

Reliable Labor Services LLC DBA Bookends Associates

Reliable Labor Services Dba Bookends Associates is agency that has been offering farms and orchards throughout New England Region with H-2A workers for over 25 years. We are located in Orwell, Vermont
Contact: Gladstone Moore

Rimol Greenhouse Systems

Rimol Greenhouses and High Tunnels are manufactured in New England to meet the high standards that local New England growers require. Quality, Knowledge, Local.
Contact: Mike Bisogno

Vermont Compost Company

Since 1992, Vermont Compost Company has grown from a small, local operation to a company supplying premium soils to hundreds of successful professional growers all over the country.

Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA)

VEDA is Vermont’s economic development finance authority, staffed by a seasoned group of Vermont professionals.

Vitalis Organic Seeds

Vitalis Organic Seeds, the organic division of Enza Zaden, is a global leader in organic seed. In collaboration with our partner dealers, we distribute organic vegetable and herb seed nationally.
Contact: Adrienne Shelton


Other Commercial Members


ACORN's mission is to promote the growth and health of local food and agriculture in Vermont’s Champlain Valley by providing support to our farmers and food producers, engaging in food education and e
Contact: Lindsey Berk

Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative

The ALC is a community of practice which uses an approach grounded in agroecology and participatory action research to better understand and seek solutions to the issues facing our food systems.

American Farmland Trust

American Farmland Trust is a nonprofit organization with a mission to protect farmland, promote environmentally sound farming practices, and keep farmers on the land.
Contact: Alissa White, Julie Fine & Caro Roszell

Applied Ag Tech

vaccum precision planters
Contact: Peter Everson

Berry Protection Solutions

Berry Protection Solutions supplies ExcludeNet exclusion netting from Tek-Knit Industries for berry and vegetable growers. We are the leaders in developing ways to exclude Spotted Wing Drosophila.
Contact: Dale-Ila Riggs

Brookdale Farm Supplies

Offering growing supplies, irrigation products, speciality equipment, harvest containers, greenhouse supplies, soil, nursery pots and more
Contact: Trevor Hardy, Zoe Stapp

Comfort Food Community

Comfort Food Community (CFC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports food access, food recovery, and food as health throughout Washington, Warren, and Saratoga counties of New York State.
Contact: Joanna Tebbano

Deep Root Organic Coop

Deep Root emphasizes growers helping growers in a co-operative effort to access markets beyond their respective local areas.

Food Connects

Food Connects is a nonprofit organization based in Brattleboro, VT that delivers regionally produced food as well as educational and consulting services aimed at transforming regional food systems.
Contact: Richard Berkfield

Franklin County Natural Resources Conservation District

The mission of FCNRCD is to promote land use that supports human livelihoods and sustains ecosystems in Franklin County, Vermont. We empower and convene landowners and land-users.
Contact: Lauren Weston, Katy Dynarski, Kate Wettergreen

Frazer Insurance Agency, Inc.

Insurance coverage for every aspect of life. At Frazer Insurance Agency, we approach your insurance from a wide-angle lens and build long-term, trusted relationships.
Contact: Stuart Farnham, AFIS

Harris Seeds

Harris Seeds has provided the finest quality vegetable seeds, flower seeds, plants and supplies to growers and gardeners throughout the United States since 1879.
Contact: Tom Lewandowski and Colby Reed


At Imio, we’re on a mission to unlock greater agricultural productivity and restore the planet by harnessing the intelligence of living microbes.
Contact: Charles Smith and Dr. Victoria Holden

Intervale Center

Contact: Christine Badalamenti Smith

IPM Laboratores, Inc.

IPM Labs’ mission is to supply beneficial organisms for the biological control of pests and to support their successful use.
Contact: Carol Glenister

L.D. Oliver Seed Co., Inc.

L.D. Oliver Seed is a manufacturer of fertilizer (Green Mountain Fertilizer) and seed blends (Catamount Grass Seed); and a supplier of top-quality products for farm and garden needs.
Contact: Lori Donna

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

MOFGA is a broad-based community that educates about and advocates for organic agriculture, illuminating its interdependence with a healthy environment, local food production, and thriving communities
Contact: Caleb Goossen, Mariam Taleb

McLure Packaging Systems and Supplies

Design and distribution of packaging materials regionally and internationally.
Specializing in sustainable materials in custom or stock design and materials.
Speciating in food products.

Contact: Peter Cameron

Meach Cove Farms

Organic wheat, hay, sustainable harvested lumber
Contact: Lynn Wolfe

Miskell's Conservation Land consulting LLC

Consulting for farms for small subdivisions, conditional use permits, succession planning,
facilitate working with my selected wetland, septic and surveyor consultants
Contact: Davey Miskell

Monosem Inc.

Vacuum precision planters
Contact: Pete Everson

North Country Organics

Organic fertilizer manufacturing since 1983.
Contact: Paul Sachs

Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont/Vermont Organic Farmers

NOFA Vermont promotes organic practices to build an economically viable, ecologically sound and socially just Vermont agricultural system. Vermont Organic Farmers provides certificaiton services.
Contact: Nicole Dehne, Jennifer Miller

Nutrien Ag Solutions

We help growers achieve the highest yields with the most sustainable solutions possible, offering a wide selection of crop input products.
Contact: Davin Torrey


Supplying growers, gardeners and the green industry with professional grade machinery, tools, parts and service since 1954.
Contact: Gemma Vanderheld

Rural Vermont

Rural Vermont organizes, educates and advocates in collaboration with local and global movements to strengthen the social, ecological and economic health of the agrarian communities that connect us.
Contact: Shelby Girard

Salvation Farms

Salvation Farms is a federally recognized non-profit with a mission to build increased resilience in Vermont's food system through agricultural surplus management.

Smart Farm Innovations, LLC

SFI provides unique technology services to businesses and farms of all sizes in the Northeast, specializing in outdoor W-Fi, monitoring systems and automation/control systems.
Contact: Robert Arnold

Stokes Seeds, Inc.

Full-line of commercial vegetable seed.
Contact: Jason Detzel

The Institute fo Agroecology at the University of Vermont

A lighthouse for agroecology knowledge mobilization, the Institute for Agroecology collaborates across the food system to push boundaries and co-construct impactful research, learning and action.

UVM Extension Agricultural Business

Farm business outreach education, business planning programs and applied research.
Contact: Mark Cannella

VHCB Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program

The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program, offers business planning, technical assistant and grant opportunities to Vermont's commercial-scale farm, food and forest products enterprises.
Contact: Mariah Noth, Calley Hastings

Vital Communities

Vital Communities cultivates the economic, environmental, and civic vitality of the Upper Valley region of Vermont and New Hampshire.
Contact: Nancy LaRowe

Walker Farm

Quirky little Vermont organic farmstand and garden center in the same family since 1770. Sweet tasting organic fruit & veggies, beautiful and rare flowers, friendliest staff on planet.
Contact: Jack Manix

Wellscroft Fence Systems, LLC

New England’s Agricultural Fence Experts specializing in containment and protection of livestock and crops, trellising systems for fruit and vegetables, and overhead anti-bird netting systems.
Contact: David Kennard, Colin Kennard