Farmers Urged to Track Crop Losses

The recent storms in Vermont were not kind to many of our farmers. The Agency of Agriculture is urging farmers to document any losses from the flash floods. It’s helpful to take pictures and keep detailed records.  This information could be valuable for farmers, state and federal officials as they calculate the economic impact of the wet weather this spring and summer.

Vermont Products Win Big at the 2017 Fancy Food Show

Vermont-made products wowed the judges this week at the 2017 Fancy Food Show in New York City. The Green Mountain Statescored eleven “sofi” medals at the world-renowned show - the largest specialty food industry trade event in North America!
And the delicious winners are…
Vermont Creamery’s Vanilla Creame Fraiche won a gold medal in the “Dessert, Sauce or Topping, Syrup” category (Websterville, VT) 

Agency of Agriculture Holds Dollar General to Account for Repeated Price Scanner Violations

In response to forty-seven separate price scanner violations, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markers has issued more than $210,000 in penalties to Vermont Dollar General stores since 2013, including $24,000 in penalties this year. Agency inspectors have observed repeated pricing inaccuracies which could shortchange consumers, such as discrepancies between the posted shelf price and the price charged at the register.