The Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association

VTFGA is Vermont’s oldest agricultural trade organization. It was formed in 1896 as the Vermont State Horticultural Society.

Recognized by Vermont’s Secretary of State as a Domestic Non-profit Corporation, VTFGA is organized to plan, develop, implement, deliver and coordinate programs and services which promote the growth and production of tree fruits and to better the conditions of fruit growers in Vermont. Our by-laws can be found at VTFGA bylaws

Why belong to VTFGA?

VTFGA provides marketing and promotion support for its members through its website and Facebook page. As an organization, VTFGA is also committed to helping our industry deal with the many challenges we face—in Washington, DC, in Montpelier, VT, and in our respective orchards and markets.

VTFGA 2020 Meeting & Membership Registration Form

Current VTFGA Board of Directors

Name Office Orchard/Business Term ends*
Eric Boire President Nutrien Ag Solutions
Addison
2020
Mark Boyer Treasurer Boyer’s Orchard
Monkton
2020
Tom Smith Secretary Mad Tom Orchard
East Dorset
2020
Open Director Open 2021
Fritz Ludwig Director Propagation Piece Orchard
Shaftsbury
2021
Moriah Cowels Director Shelburne Orchards
Shelburne
2022
James Bove Director Chapin Orchard
Essex Junction
2022
Ben Calvi Director Woodchuck Cidery
Middlebury
2020
Casey Darrow Director Green Mountain Orchards
Putney
2020

*term expires at annual meeting of the year indicated

U.V.M.’s Dr. Terence Bradshaw serves as an ex officio advisor to the Board