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Center for an Agricultural Economy

Joined in January 2019

About Us

The Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) is recognized as an innovative organization within the local food system of Vermont and New England. The organization tackles core issues within the food system, utilizing community and economic development strategies and a whole systems approach. The organization seeks an individual passionate about connecting community to place-based economies, a collegial leader willing to roll up their sleeves in a small organization, and a strategic systems thinker to guide, sustain and develop this growing organization. CAE’s new Executive Director will possess a combination of managerial and entrepreneurial skills and will lead a team of exceptional and committed staff.


Founded in 2004, the Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Hardwick, Vermont. CAE envisions a future with thriving landscapes, healthy local food, and vital, equitable communities.

 

We believe a place-based agricultural economy and intentional community development is the path to this future. Through programs that support food access, farm viability, and working landscapes, CAE is building a healthy, regenerative food system by promoting local foods and the people who produce them. We believe in a whole systems approach that meets the needs and aspirations of the community and ensures economic and ecological stability and abundance.

The Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) is recognized as an innovative organization within the local food system of Vermont and New England. The organization tackles core issues within the food system, utilizing community and…

Issue Areas Include

  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Community Development
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Economic Development
  • Hunger, Food Security
  • Hunger, Food Security

Location

  • 140 Junction Road, Hardwick, VT 05843, United States

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