• Updated Website Address: LocalBanquet.org
  • Looking Back on a Decade of Maple Innovation
  • Listening to Farmers’ Voices in the Ecosystem Services Discussion
  • Updated Website Address: LocalBanquet.org

    We've changed our website. Please update your bookmarks to LocalBanquet.org LocalBanquet.org is where you will now find the latest Local Banquet stories, a new Story of the Day update feature, features from the archives, and information on how to contribute to Local Banquet if you're interested in writing about Vermont agriculture. 

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  • Looking Back on a Decade of Maple Innovation

    Back in 2007, Local Baquet ran an article by Bonnie Hudspeth on maple innovation and production in Vermont. Since then, maple production in Vermont has tripled to 1.8 million gallons a year and innovation seems to have entered a new golden (or perhaps amber) age. We did a quick maple innovation news round up for 2018 / 2019 to help everyone keep up with the some of the trends. 

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  • Listening to Farmers’ Voices in the Ecosystem Services Discussion

    In 2015, the USDA funded a project for UVM researchers to engage in discussions with Vermont farmers about the idea of being paid for ecosystem services. Ecosystem services are things farmers do that improve the environment for everyone, a common example is grass-based farms capturing carbon in the soil as a way to combat climate change. Some services happen naturally through sustainable farming, others take more of an incentive to implement, and either way some policy makers believe that farmers shoudl be compensated for their contribution. 

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Windham County

Brattleboro Area Farmers Market (Saturday)

May 6 to October 28 | Saturday 9am to 2pm

570 Western Avenue
Brattleboro

Brattleboro Area Farmers Market (Tuesday)

May 30 to September 26 | Saturday 4 to 7pm

Flat Street
Brattleboro

Great Falls Farmers Market

June 2 to September 15 | Friday 4 to 7

Hetty Green Park
Bellows Falls
Vermont

Putney Farmers Market

May 28 to October 8 | Sunday 11am to 2pm

Across from the Putney Food Co-op
Putney

Townshend Farmers Market

May 26 to October 6 | Friday 4 to 7pm

West Townshend Country Store
Townshend

West River Farmers Market

May 27 to October 7 | Saturday 9am to 1pm

Intersection of Rte 11E & 100N
Londonderry

Whitingham Farmers Market

July 1 to October 7 | Friday 4 to 7pm

Whitingham Municipal Center
Whitingham

What we do

Our stories, interviews, and essays reveal how Vermont residents are building their local food systems, how farmers are faring in a time of great opportunity and challenge, and how Vermont’s agricultural landscape ties into larger questions of sustainability and the future of our food supply.