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Vermont Laws on Agriculture
Links or research platforms for Vermont's Laws and Regulations on Agriculture.
Vermont Statutes Title 6 Agriculture
Full text of the current Vermont Statutes Title 6 on Agriculture.
Vermont Land Use Law & Regulations
Inlcudes 32 V.S.A. Chapter 124; Farming and Local Zoning Regulations, etc.
Vermont's Pesticide Regulation
By Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Market
Vermont Water Quality Regulations
Regulations for Small Farm Operation, Medium Farm, and Large Farm Operations.
Farmland Information Center
A collection of local, state and federal laws, administrative regulations, state executive orders and state attorney general opinions related to farmland protection. You will also find state constitutions and state legislatures.
State Law Clearinghouse on the National Agricultural Law Center
Access to full text of laws on specific topics in Vermont. Includes Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Statutes, Animal Cruelty Statutes, Climate Change Statutes, Right-to-Farm Statutes, and more.
The Town That Food Saved by
Call Number: HD9008.H37 H49 2009
Publication Date: 2010-03-16
The captivating story of a small town coming back to life, grounded in an idea that will revolutionize the way we eat. Over the past 3 years, Hardwick, Vermont, a typical hardscrabble farming community of 3,000 residents, has jump-started its economy and redefined its self-image through a local, self-sustaining food system unlike anything else in America. Even as the recent financial downturn threatens to cripple small businesses and privately owned farms, a stunning number of food-based businesses have grown in the region. The mostly young entrepreneurs have created a network of community support; they meet regularly to share advice, equipment, and business plans, and to loan each other capital. Hardwick is fast becoming a model for other communities to replicate its success.
Harvest: a year in the life of an organic farm by
Call Number: S521.5.V5 S65 2004
Publication Date: 2004-11-01
A look at the world of modern farming examines the Fat Rooster Farm, an organic farm right in South Royalton, VT, whose owners, a married couple, believe strongly in the importance of the land and who combine modern education with time-tested farming techniques.
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
VAAFM is an agency under the State of Vermont. Its website provides resources on Animal Health & Welfare, Food Safety, Land Use, Pesticide Regulation, Water Quality. Each category has links to corresponding regulations, research articles, news & events, and links to other websites.
Vermont Farm to Plate
Farm to Plate is Vermont's statewide food system plan to strengthen the working landscape, improve the profitability of farms and food enterprises, maintain environmental resilience, and increase local food access for all Vermonters.
Its website has sections on the Farm to Plate Strategic Plan, Farm to Plate Network, and Vermont Food Atlas.
Center of Sustainable Agriculture by University of Vermont
On its Resources page, the Center of Sustainable Agriculture at UVM offers free downloadable books, directories, fact sheets, reports, and other publications.
Farm and Food Legal Resources at Vermont Law School
Farm and Food Legal Resources is a collection of online, existing legal resources compiled and organized by the Center for Agriculture & Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School. CAFS developed this resource for individuals and organizations involved in sustainable food and agriculture.
Vermont Family Farm Succession by University of Vermont
Successful family farm succession (also called "farm transfer") is critical to the future of agriculture in the U.S. and around the world. Here you will find articles, events, research results, and other relevant resources that may help you better understand and/or navigate the farm succession process.
Includes 2015-2016 Bill Tracking, news and updates on issues such as GMOs, Meat, Milk, and Water Quality.
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont is a nonprofit association of farmers, gardeners, and consumers working to promote an economically viable and ecologically sound Vermont food system for the benefit of current and future generations.