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via our friends at  Do you love local food and farms? Want to get to know your farmer better — and to get a behind-the-scenes look into Vermont’s vibrant working agricultural landscape?  Mark your calendar for Vermont Open Farm Week: August 3-9, 2015, taking place at farms across Vermont (including a few right here in […]


Planting Trees to Heal the Planet

by Chelsea on March 19, 2015

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.” – Chinese proverb There’s something magical about planting trees. One recent cold March day in Vermont, I stood in a warm greenhouse propagating black willow cuttings, feeling like it was the most important thing I could be doing for […]


Meet Alis, our Administrative Assistant

by Chelsea on March 11, 2015

We’re so pleased to introduce you to Alis Sevakian, a wonderful new addition to the Intervale Center team! How did you arrive at the Intervale Center? What is your professional background? I have always been a huge fan of the IC and just loved coming down here when I had a food share and also for Summervale […]


Wintervale set for Sunday, February 22

by Chelsea on February 17, 2015

Join us for Wintervale 2015 – come down to the Intervale and enjoy 3 miles of groomed XC ski trails, free equipment rentals, warm drinks, delicious food, and family fun! When: Sunday, February 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Burlington’s Intervale at 282 Intervale Road (current site of Intervale Community Farm and former site of Intervale Compost […]


Remembering Michelle Gardner-Quinn

by Joyce on January 28, 2015

Each year, we reprint Michelle Gardner-Quinn’s beautiful “This I Believe” essay on her birthday, January 28, in honor of her life, work and love of our planet. Michelle interned at the Intervale Center, working on the initial feasibility study for what would become our highly-successful Intervale Food Hub. To learn more about Michelle’s ongoing legacy, […]


Meet Stacy, our Land Access Specialist

by Chelsea on January 23, 2015

We’re so pleased to introduce to you Stacy Burnstein, Land Access Specialist: the newest member of our Intervale Center team! How did you arrive at the Intervale Center? What is your professional background? I started working at the Intervale Center in the fall of 2014 after being a longtime admirer of the organization. I ran […]


By Alida Duncan, Hunger Free Vermont and Joyce Cellars, Intervale Center This October marked the end of the fifth season of Intervale Gleaning and Food Rescue, an Intervale Center program that aims to improve limited-income Vermonters’ access to fresh, locally-grown food through a Free Food Share. By partnering with Intervale-based farms, as well as eight […]


This September, the Intervale Center and Healthy Living Market and Café partnered to host a Pollinator Walk with John Hayden, who with his wife, Nancy, owns The Farm Between in Cambridge, Vermont. The talk and walk were both free and open to the public. John, a trained entomologist, introduced his passion for pollinators with a brief presentation on The […]


Celebrate Food Day 2014!

by Chelsea on September 29, 2014

Every October 24, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together to celebrate and enjoy real food and to push for improved food policies.  October 24 is a day to resolve to make changes in our own diets and to take action to solve food-related problems in our communities at the local, state, […]


Each Intervale Center employee is dedicated to our mission of sustaining farms, land, and people, whether the job is helping a farm with a business plan, planting trees along Vermont’s rivers and streams, delivering delicious, local food to local workplaces, or designing and hosting community programming like Summervale. Get to know our skilled, knowledgeable, and passionate team! Each week, we’ll […]