For Farmers

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

One-on-One Assistance

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

Kilpatrick Family FarmWhat’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

Visit the What’s Growin’ On Blog

Basket of VeggiesFarm Fresh Connect

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.

Learn about the Farm Fresh Connect market

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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.

Locally Grown Guide

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.

Check out our events page to see what’s happening next!

Gleaning at Old Gates FarmGlean Team
RAFFL collects extra produce from farmers and home gardeners to donate to area food shelves and food service organizations. Donate by:

  • Giving extra produce to RAFFL at the farmers’ market
  • Having RAFFL organize a gleaning on your farm

Learn about The Glean Team








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.

Learn more about CRAFT