RAFFL supports new and existing farms in the Rutland region. We connect farmers with resources, land and new customers. We also offer one-on-one coaching and assistance in planning the many aspects of a farm business.
If you have a farm-related question, please contact Jen at 802-417-7096 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RAFFL supports new and existing farms in the Rutland region by offering:
- Referrals to statewide resources
- Coaching on specific aspects of a farm business
- Business and financial planning assistance
What’s Growin’ On Blog
A hub of resources and a vibrant blog for farmers in the Rutland region:
- Farm job and internship listings
- Land opportunities
- Farmer Membership Directory
- Workshops & Events
RAFFL coordinates an online farmers market and CSA distribution program at work sites and schools in the Rutland region.
Farm Fresh Connect is part of RAFFL’s work to create new markets in the region.
Locally Grown Guide
Includes farm and business listings that help people find local food. RAFFL prints 35,000 copies of the Locally Grown Guide each year, and makes it available online – a great way to advertise your farm business to locals and tourists.
Workshops & Farmer-to-Farmer Discussions
Each year RAFFL partners with area farmers and agricultural experts to bring a series of workshops and growers’ discussions to the Rutland region.
- Giving extra produce to RAFFL at the farmers’ market
- Having RAFFL organize a gleaning on your farm
The Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training seeks to educate farm workers who are interested in becoming farmers themselves by providing a diversity of on-farm educational experiences throughout the season.