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2024 Sponsors

Crop Growers & Farm Credit East

Crop Growers provides crop insurance and risk management services for growers across Vermont. As part of Farm Credit East, we are a member owned lender dedicated to local agriculture.
Contact: Denise Russo

Harnois Greenhouse

Harnois is a commercial greenhouse manufacturer and turnkey solutions leader, based in Quebec, Canada. Each model is designed to ensure the highest brightness, optimal performance and durability.
Contact: Robert Chave

High Mowing Organic Seeds

With over 700 heirloom, open-pollinated and hybrid varieties of vegetable, fruit, herb and flower seed, High Mowing is committed to furthering organic agriculture.
Contact: Paul Feenan

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 Organic Farmers LLC/NOFA-VT

NOFA VT promotes organic practices to build an economically viable, ecologically sound and socially just VT agricultural system. VOF is the USDA accredited certifier providing org cert services.
Contact: Mark Killian

Vermont Produce Program, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

The Vermont Produce Program works with fruit and vegetable farms to enhance produce safety and promote public health.
Contact: AGR.Produce@vermont.gov

 


Other Commercial Members

ACORN

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

Center for an Agricultural Economy

Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) supports Vermont's rural communities and working landscapes by building a more interconnected local food system.
Contact: Daniel Keeney, Silene DeCiucies, Lotty Roozekrans, Kristin Blodgett, Lylee Rauch-Kacenski

Champlain Valley Grain Center

We receive grain from farmers on the day of harvest, and after, clean and dry, store in a silo, clean again, mill for bakers and will make whiskey on site.
Contact: Todd Hardie

Climax Conseils

Contact: Jacques Thériault

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.

Extension Agricultural Business- UVM

Farm business management outreach programs, technical assistance and applied research.
Business and succession planning assistance as a service provider for the statewide VT Farm Viability Program.
Contact: Mark Cannella

Fish Brew

A brand of organic, natural, and sustainable living soil supplements and fertilizers for the home, garden, lawn, farm and orchard sourced from New England fish growers.
Contact: Keith Wilda, Walker Wright-Moore

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

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

Imio

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

Institute for Agroecology at UVM

Through a program of research, learning and action, the Institute is seeding transformations to regenerate the environment, cool the planet and provide healthy food for all.
Contact: Vic Izzo

Intervale Center

Contact: Kylie Sigrist

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

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

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

OESCO,Inc.

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

Pitchfork Pickle

Pitchfork Pickle crafts small batch ferments, pickles and hot sauce in Burlington, Vermont. We work with Pitchfork Farm and other local farms for seasonal produce, which inspires recipes and flavors.
Contact: Julia Irish

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

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

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 al
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

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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

Sterling College

Diversified educational farm, producing meat, eggs, and vegetables for the Sterling College Campus.
Contact: Gwyneth Harris

Stokes Seeds, Inc.

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

Sunrun Solar Vermont

National residential solar provider. We are the only company offering solar leasing in Vermont. Our ownership options are through Vermont Federal Credit Union.
Contact: Gabe Coleman: Regional Manager

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

Vermont Compost Company

We provide premium compost and living potting soils for organic vegetable, flower, and cannabis production. For nearly 30 years, we have produced consistent mixes professional growers depend on.

Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA)

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

Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA)

VEDA is Vermont’s economic development finance lender and has provided over $2.69 billion in financing assistance to VT businesses and farms to enhance the vitality of VT's economy.
Contact: Sarah Isham; Andy Wood; Ann Miller

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

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

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

White River Natural Resources Conservation District

The White River NRCD is one of the 14 Natural Resources Conservation Districts in Vermont, established by the 1939 Soil Conservation Act. We assist with accessing financial and technical assistance.
Contact: Jennifer Byrne