Farm joins Governor to Announce Workplace Deliveries


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Green Mountain Girls Farm joined Governor Shumlin and Agriculture Secretary Chuck Ross Thursday morning to announce the expansion of the State of Vermont workplace

Laura Olsen speaking at Gov’s press conference

farm share delivery program, which enables Vermont state employees to conveniently purchase locally grown food and produce at numerous sites around Vermont.

Green Mountain Girls Farm of Northfield was one of four farms that participated in the State’s 2012 Pilot Workplace Delivery Program.

” We joined the state’s pilot program last year as a way to reach a new audience at a time when we were ready to grow”  said Laura Olsen of Green Mountain Girls Farm.The State essentially served as a dating service – bringing together interested farms and employees and then allowing us to find the match and set up our relationship.”

Several Northfield farms will be participating this year including Fieldstone Farm, Green Mountain Girls Farm, and possibly Callahan Farm.  Northfield residents that are also state workers will have the choice to pick up shares on farm or at their Montpelier or Barre workplaces.

The state hopes that their program will also inspire other employers.

Gov Shumlin announcing CSA workplace delivery

Olsen said, “Participating in the delivery program enabled our small start-up farm to expand our membership by 20% and offer our vegetables and pasture-raised meats to a

new market.”

Green Mountain Girls Farm will be offering their free-choice Omnivore and Farmstand memberships with at the farm pick-up or delivery via the state’s Workplace delivery program.

For more information about the workplace delivery program, contact one of the farms or Abbey Willard at the Department of Agriculture.

Governor’s Press Release on his site!


Farmers with Governor Shumlin at the Statehouse Press Conference




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