VAAFM Overview for New Legislators

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets welcomes our new legislators to the State House and wishes them the best of luck in their service to Vermonters.  Below is a recording of the virtual meeting where each Agency division Director provided an overview of the mission and programs housed under the umbrella of the Agency of Agriculture.  Also provided on this page are the presentation materials (in PDF form) featured in the meeting, a link the 2020 Vermont Agriculture and Food System Plan, the 2020 VAAFM Annual Report, and a link to the 2020 Vermont Dairy Market Assesment Report. 

 

Please click here for a PDF of the presentation materials.

  • Welcome – 5 minutes – Secretary Anson Tebbetts & Deputy Secretary Alyson Eastman
  • Division introductions – 30 minutes
    • Vermont Agriculture & Environmental Laboratory (VAEL) – Rebecca Harvey
    • Food Safety & Consumer Protection (FSCP) - Dr. Haas
    • Public Health & Ag Resource Management (PHARM) – Cary Giguere
    • Water Quality – Laura DiPietro
    • Agricultural Development – Abbey Willard
    • Administration – Diane Bothfeld

 

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

 

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.5050
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.585.6073
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.461.5128
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Grants                                  802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431