Vermont Grown is VPT's new storytelling space about local people who are passionate about producing and sharing locally-grown food. You'll find innovative practices, hands-on information and community connections.
Food DesertsDespite Vermont's reputation as the nation's premier state for local-food production, 32% of Vermonters either cannot afford enough food or enough nutritious food. This edition of Vermont Grown puts the focus on some citizens in the state's Northeast Kingdom who are working to bring fresh, affordable, locally-produced food to isolated rural towns.
Mobile Food Market
Meet the driving force behind an innovative, mobile food market that delivers healthy, locally-grown food to five communities across Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.
Quick & Easy Pasta
Le Belvedere Restaurant's Chef Jason Marcoux shows us how to combine a handful of fresh, Vermont-grown ingredients for a quick and easy pasta dish.
Fresh Start Community GardenSee how a partnership between senior citizens and youngsters has transformed a vacant lot in Newport, Vermont into a bountiful garden and a vibrant, multi-generational community.
What is a Food Desert?
Katherine Sims from Green Mountain Farm-To-School explains this phenomenon.
Resources & LinksThe Lunchbox Mobile Food Market
Green Mountain Farm-to-School
Vermont Community Garden
Le Belvedere Restaurant
Blooming Field Farm
USDA Food Desert Locator