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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

Our Mission & Vision

Our Mission & Vision


To build connections that grow a strong agricultural economy and healthy community.


We envision the Rutland region has a vibrant, interconnected, and organized farm and food sector that benefits all residents.

Our Work & Values

Since 2004, the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link has worked to expand availability and access to locally produced foods, bolster the greater Rutland region’s agricultural economy, and increase community appreciation and understanding of the positive impact of farms and farmers on the Rutland region. 

In collaboration with statewide partners, RAFFL is helping to conserve Vermont’s working landscapes for future generations.

Our Values

  • A strong and vibrant farm economy is essential to the enduring strength of our region.
  • All people should have access to healthy, affordable, and nutritious food from local sources.
  • The Rutland region’s long-term food security relies on the success of local farms.
  • Community connections to local farms are important to the preservation and appreciation of our working landscapes.
  • Community collaborations and partnerships are essential to achieving our mission.