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Last week, the Intervale Center was the proud recipient of a Working Lands Enterprise Initiative service provider grant of $20,130 to support our land access work. The funds will help us work with several partners to develop and implement workshops and provide technical assistance for farmers seeking land to lease or purchase. We were one […]


Summervale 2015 Line-up

by Chelsea on May 19, 2015

Summervale is the Intervale Center’s celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! A percentage of proceeds benefit the Intervale Center’s work. Join us every Thursday in July and August from 5:30 – 8 PM for local food, live music, Slow Food Vermont tastings, kids activities, and more! Summervale takes place at 180 Intervale Road in Burlington, […]


On Saturday, May 2, a group of 20 volunteers removed 300 invasive species from the Intervale Center’s land as part of our second annual “Have a Heart, Pull a Weed” Day, sponsored by Healthy Living Market and Café. Just like non-native animals, invasive plants are harmful to the ecosystem because they compete for nutrients, light […]


The Best Local Food. Delivered!

by Chelsea on May 14, 2015

The Intervale Food Hub delivers food from Vermont farms and food makers to people who live and work in the greater Burlington area. They are now taking orders for the Summer/Fall season! Pick up at one of 25 delivery locations in the greater Burlington area, including right here at the Intervale Center . How does it work? […]


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 […]