State of Vermont – Nutrition Summit Day 2

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Please Join us for Day 2 of the Vermont Nutrition Summit covering the topics of Agricultural Supply Chain in Vermont and Support for Agricultural Workers and Entrepreneurs. The link below will take you to the registration page.

Date: February 14, 2022

Time: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Virtual

Event Details

Please Join us for Day 2 of the Vermont Nutrition Summit covering the topics of Agricultural Supply Chain in Vermont and Support for Agricultural Workers and Entrepreneurs. The link below will take you to the registration page.

Agenda 

Welcome & Opening Remarks - 9:00 a.m.

  • USDA Representative Kenya Nicholas, Deputy Director, USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement as the USDA
  • Secretary Anson Tebbetts, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets  

Framing the Vermont Context - 9:10 a.m. 

  • Abbey Willard, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets 
  • Dr. Meredith Niles, University of Vermont 

Supply Chain Infrastructure 

  • 9:30 - Dairy Industry Opportunities 
  • 9:55 - Meat Slaughter and Processing Capacity  
  • 10:15 - Strengthening a Rural Regional Supply Chain 
  • 10:35 - Open Discussion 
  • 10:50  - Break 

Supporting Entrepreneurs and Workers 

  • 11:00 - Workforce Development and Farm Labor Housing 
  • 11:20 - Regional USDA Grant Opportunities  
    • EDA Build Back Better Regional Challenge 
    • Regional Food System Partnership 
    • Rural Business Development Grant 
  • 11:40 – 12:15 - Open Discussion 

Event Resources

Last updated February 11, 2022