• Guide to Local Food and Farms

    Have you seen the new 2014 Guide to Local Food and Farms? Our cover features art by the talented Alison Parsons of Ferrisburgh. Look for it soon at a newsstand near you!
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  • Farm to School

    ACORN hosts monthly farm to school meetings for the central Champlain Valley! Sign up for the newsletter to keep in touch!
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  • Tour de Farms

    The 7th annual Tour De Farms is Sept. 21. Click Here to pre-register by Sept. 15th and save!
Growing community together in Addison County.
ACORN's mission is to help revitalize the health of our land, our local economy and our local communities so they can provide sustainable sources of food, water, energy, employment, capital and other essential resources.

What We Do

Project-based Approach

Addison County Relocalization Network serves as a catalyst for developing local, sustainable and collaborative solutions to the challenges facing Addison County communities from the growing instability of our energy systems, environment and economy.

ACORN’s mission is rooted in the observation that we have entered a disruptive chapter in our human story that we call the “transition,” a period of great cultural change and opportunity. More about ACORN…

Guide to Local Food and Farms

The Addison County Guide to Local Food and Farms is a directory of all food producers in the county. Use the Guide as a year-round resource for buying local!

  • More than 170 local farms and food producers
  • Map of farm and producer locations
  • Features about local agriculture and the county’s agricultural history
  • Producer profiles, Recipes and How-Tos
  • Annual events calendar

Stone Soup Summit

Check out this video produced by Middlebury College, the hosts of the 2014 Stone Soup Summit.

Stone Soup Summit from Middlebury College on Vimeo.

Want to get involved with Stone Soup and the Farm to School Network? Sign Up for the Newsletter.

Get Involved with ACORN

There’s a bunch of ways you can be part of the local food revolution! For example…

Do you have a project vision or an ongoing project that relates to the relocalization of food, money or energy? Be a Champion!

September Cultivating Connections

September Cultivating Connections

Apple Season is Here: Addison County is the renowned apple producing region in the state. We have the soils, the... Read More →
August Cultivating Connections

August Cultivating Connections

Ugly is Glorious! Food waste is a huge issue in western cultures, Check out this truly exceptional video on... Read More →
Le Tour de Farms Registration Open

Le Tour de Farms Registration Open

Click Here to register for this year’s Tour de Farms on Sunday, September 21st. The Tour includes a 10... Read More →