News

  • Delivery Service General Manager

    October 7, 2019

    The Center for an Agricultural Economy seeks a General Manager for FarmConnex, a CAE Enterprise providing food product delivery across Vermont.

    The General Manager is tasked with overseeing all aspects of daily business activities. They will develop and implement effective strategies to maintain excellent customer service, sustain client relationships, generate new business, supervise staff and overall business functions, and operationalize plans and policies to meet strategic growth objectives.

  • Employment Opportunity: Farm Business Planner

    October 2, 2019

    The Center for an Agricultural Economy seeks a Business Planner to join our small and dynamic team at a food-system-focused nonprofit in Hardwick, Vermont. The Farm Business Planner serves as the primary provider of services for new and beginning farmers as well as the coordinator for educational workshops and trainings for the farm services clientele. They are responsible for outreach, marketing and education activities related to the farm business services that the Center for an Agricultural Economy provides.

  • Employment Opportunity: Farm to Institution Production Manager

    August 15, 2019

    We’re looking for the right mix of production and management skills to add to our Farm to Institution program, JustCut! If you know food safety, have a background in industrial kitchen work, and have strong leadership qualities, we’d love to hear from you! Our Farm to Institution Minimal Processing Program converts fresh produce into washed, chopped, fresh and frozen local farm veggies for colleges, hospitals, schools and other institutions.

  • Center for an Agricultural Economy Announces New Executive Director!

    May 14, 2019

    We are excited to share the news that the CAE has hired Jon Ramsay as the new executive director.

  • Atkins Pavilion Moving Forward: Demolition Will Start in the First Week of May

    April 16, 2019

    The Center for an Agricultural Economy’s (CAE) Atkins Field pavilion project is fully funded. A contract was signed this week with Makaio Maher of Green Timber Works, a construction company based in Glover. Demolition will start in the first week of May, with construction to follow.

  • Changes at the CAE!

    December 3, 2018

    In 2019, our beloved Executive Director will step down to pursue state-wide work. We will miss her!

  • VFVC Celebrates 7 Years and 300 Recipes

    June 6, 2018

    After 7 years of providing business incubation services in Hardwick, the Vt Food Venture Center celebrates with partners and neighbors!

  • Hiring: Production Manager for Farm to Institution

    November 28, 2017

    We’re looking for the right mix of production and management skills to add to our Farm to Institution Social Enterprise project! If you know food safety, have a background in industrial kitchen and farm work, we’d love to hear from you!

  • Scavenger Hunt and Atkins Field Update

    September 18, 2017

    What is your favorite thing about Atkins Field? The granite, the garden, the horse, dog biscuits, sunflowers, the pump track, the farmers market, Ramsey burgers, sense of community: these are some of the actual answers penned as part of a scavenger hunt during Kingdom Farm and Food Days August 18.

  • Next Phase for Hardwick's Business Development

    August 31, 2017

    Seven Days author and contributor Sally Pollack wrote up a brief overview of the new project in Hardwick where the Town of Hardwick and CAE will be partners.

  • Town of Hardwick Receives Northern Border Grant for Biz Developement

    August 24, 2017

    On August 10th, Governor Phil Scott and Senator Patrick Leahy visited Hardwick to announce the award winning grantees for the Northern Borders Regional Commission. These included a signature project that the Town of Hardwick and the CAE will be partners on.