Experience Vermont Agriculture

​Are you interested in Vermont food, beverage and wood products? We have the information you’ve been looking for! Vermont is traditionally known for dairy, maple syrup, apples, and cheese—a history we are extremely proud of, but you’d be surprised and impressed to know that we excel at so much more! Vermont has about 75 farmers markets throughout the state and is the national leader in maple syrup production. In addition, roasted coffee, chocolate, and dairy products were Vermont’s 3 largest agricultural exports in 2017. For more information about the breath and depth of products that Vermonters produce, follow the links below. If you have a question not answered here, please reach out to us directly. We’d love to help you find what you need! 

For farm and food experiences, head over to Dig In Vermont to create a personalized itinerary of activities that range from cheese making to cider festivals to organized bicycle and food events. DigInVT.com is an online portal and event guide helping locals, tourists and travelers find authentic food & farm experiences in Vermont. If you are looking for information on a specific product, you can follow one of the links below for more information on specific topics.

EV: Breakfast on the Farm

EV: Consumer Night at the Farm Show

EV: Dig In Vermont: Create Your Own Experience

EV: Fairs and Field Days Schedule

EV: Farm Stand, CSA, and Farmers Market Directory

EV: The Vermont Building at the Big E

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  802.828.2431
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.522.3502
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.522.3132
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Farmer Assistance                    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