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MyPlate, MyState connects Americans with the foods and flavors grown in their states and regions. Use the information below to find out how the foods grown and raised by Vermont producers can help create a healthy eating style and support local farmers and communities!

Vermont’s Locally Grown and Produced Foods

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Apples, Apricots, Blackberries, Blueberries (tame and wild), Cantaloupes and Muskmelons, Cherries (sweet and tart), Cranberries, Currants, Grapes,  Honeydew Melons, Peaches, Pears, Persimmons, Plums and Prunes, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Strawberries, Watermelons

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Asparagus, Beans (green lima and snap), Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage (Chinese and head), Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Collards, Cucumbers and Pickles, Eggplant, Escarole and Endive, Garlic, Kale, Lettuce (head, leaf, and Romaine), Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Okra, Onions (dry and green), Parsley, Peas (Chinese and green), Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Spinach, Squash (summer and winter), Sweet Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Turnip Greens, Turnips

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Barley, Corn for grain (e.g., flour), Oats, Popcorn, Rye, Wheat

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Beans (other than lima beans), Beef Bison, Chestnuts, Chicken, Duck, Eggs, Elk, Emu, Flaxseed, Goat, Goose, Hazelnuts (Filbert), Lamb, Pheasant, Pigeon or Squab, Pork, Quail, Rabbit, Soybeans, Sunflower Seeds, Trout, Turkey, Venison, Walnuts

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Milk, Milk from sheep and goats

Note: Beans and Peas in the Protein Foods list are in dried form and are used as meat alternatives. Additionally, foods that do not belong to any food group are not listed.

Did You Know?

  • Up to 83% of schools in Vermont are using local and regional foods to serve healthy, MyPlate-inspired meals to kids. That’s almost $1.6 million invested in the local economy!

Show Us Your Plate!

  • What does your Vermont plate look like? Show how you use foods from your state and region by taking a picture of your plate and sharing on social media using the hashtag #MyPlateMyState. Check out the USDA Blog post for more information on how to share your plate!

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