A localized food system, built at the community level that balances the strengths and needs of the community creates more economic autonomy, empowered civic participation, and community well-being.  Vermont Farmers Food Center is committed to re-localizing the food system, and we welcome your help!

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We created a 5-part podcast mini series to deeply explore the benefits that a resilient, vibrant community food web brings.  This page is dedicated to sharing resources to help you build stronger local communities.

Throughout the podcast we spoke with many experts in the localization movement.  For a deeper dive into some of their work follow the links below:

Steve Gorelick- Managing and Programs Director for Local Futures, an organization that promotes localization around the world

Shane Rogers- Food Solutions New England

Ellen Kahler- Executive Director with Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund

Ken Meter- President of Crossroads Resource Center

Philip Ackerman-Leist- farmer, VFFC board member, and author of Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems

Rich Holshuh- citizen of the Elnu Abenaki Tribe, and director of the Atowi project

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