Tag Archives: Vermont Farmers Food Center

‘Food as medicine’: Rutland’s Farmacy Project
Featured
July 18, 2018

‘Food as medicine’: Rutland’s Farmacy Project

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—Now entering its fourth year, the Rutland County Farmacy Project opened Wednesday, July 11, at both the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) on West St. and at the Community Health Center of the Rutland Region (CHCRR) on Stratton Road.

Known previously as…

Local News
September 6, 2017

Vermont Farmers Food Center awarded $30,000 humanities grant

RUTLAND—The Vermont Farmers Food Center and Shrewsbury Institute for Agricultural Education announce the award of a $30,000 matching grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities for Root Words, a collaborative project that will collect and present the stories of rural Vermonters through live storytelling…

Winter in August showcases area businesses

Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce’s 35th annual Winter In August celebration will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 9 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Vermont Farmers’ Food Center on West Street in Rutland. This is a great opportunity…

Local News
July 7, 2016

Green Mountain Boys organization honors Greg Cox, VFFC

RUTLAND — On Tuesday, July 5, Rebecca Allen Hougher, president of the Descendants of the Green Mountain Boys, presented Greg Cox, president of the Vermont Farmers Food Center, with a plaque honoring the VFFC for their revitalization and advancement of our Vermont heritage as workers…

Massive marble sculpture installed at Vermont Farmers Food Center
Local News
May 5, 2016

Massive marble sculpture installed at Vermont Farmers Food Center

By Royal Barnard RUTLAND —  Robert Black, president of the board of trustees of the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, introduced sculptor Nora Valdez and her creation “Borne,” April 30, to participants gathered for an event to celebrate the temporary installation of this monumental marble…

Monumental sculpture celebrates community 

Saturday, April 30 at 11 a.m. — RUTLAND — The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center (CSSC), with the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC), announce an opening reception Saturday, April 30 at 11 a.m., to celebrate the temporary installation of “Borne,” a monumental marble sculpture at the Winter…

News Briefs
February 12, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland City

Combination Pond ballot item in contention

Yes, no, maybe. That’s the pattern for the appearance of an advisory question on the Rutland City ballot regarding whether “the voters of the city of Rutland [should] reclaim, renew and preserve Combination Pond,…

Vermont offers year-round freshness
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 3, 2016

Vermont offers year-round freshness

By Skye Chalmers

Vermont’s farmers’ markets offer fresh vegetables and specialty foods, even in winter.

Vermont is a pioneer of the farm-to-table movement, and it boasts more farmers’ markets per capita than any other state in the country….

News Briefs
October 22, 2015

Stone Bench dedication held at Vermont Farmers Food Center

WEST RUTLAND—The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center dedicated a bench as part of a public artwork project, Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC). The dedication ceremony was part of the VFFC bocce tournament and All Things Apple celebration. The stone bench…

News Briefs
August 27, 2015

News Briefs: Rutland Region

Dorr Drive saga continues

Site issues have continue to drive back the opening of Dorr Drive; the road remains closed north of the River Street intersection through the end of September. Crews began pouring concrete on the bridge deck on Aug. 20. More work must…