The Vermont Sail Freight Project

Vermont Sail Freight Project

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Next voyage:  June 2014!

2013 Press:

The New York Times: “Fifteen Tons of Groceries, Sailing Down the Hudson”

The New Yorker: Video: “The Farm Barge Takes Manhattan”

National Geographic: Video: “Fresh Produce Sails the Hudson”

Crain’s New York Business: “A Rising Tide Lifts this Boat”

Modern Farmer: “A Farmer Sets Sail”

Burlington Free Press: “Vermont Sail Freight Project Highlights Old Shipping Methods Along Lake Champlain”

Albany Times Union: “Shore to Ship to Market”

Register Star, Hudson: “VSFP Makes Stop to Dock in City”

Seven Days: “Sail to Sale”

The Addison Independent: “Canal barge to ship Vt. food products to NYC”

Handy Shipping Guide: “Freight by Water: Small Cargo Craft Making a Comeback in the USA”

Edible Manhattan: “‘Vermont Sail Freight’ Project Hoists Anchor”

NBC News Channel 5: “Farmer Hopes to Sell VT Crops via Sailing”

Gothamist: “Vermont Farmer Building Sailboat to Transport Produce to NYC”

Vermont NOFA Notes Spring 2013 Edition (PDF)

New York Magazine: “A New Wave of Grocery Distribution Models Takes on FreshDirect”

KunstlerCast episode: “The Vermont Sail Freight Project”

Sail Transport Network: “Building the Vermont Sail Freight Project”



Click to donate

Your donation provides critical support!  A few examples of how you’ll be putting the wind in our sails:

  • Small repairs to Ceres
  • Educational outreach
  • Insurance costs
  • Supplies for the crew

Click the button to donate.  Donations are tax-deductible and processed securely through PayPal.


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