The program helps preserve some of the most recognizable pieces of Vermont heritage and gives young people skills that will help them land good jobs.
Water levels were high at the beginning of the year, but levels in lakes and ponds around the state are now far below average.
The effort at Bluffside Farm grew from collaboration among ShiftMeals, the Vermont Land Trust and the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps.
News Release — Vermont Land Trust Nov. 13, 2018 Contact: Donald Campbell (802) 442-4915 [email protected] Couple Moves Farm Business to Vermont Vegetable farmers work with Vermont Land Trust to buy West Haven farm West Haven — A farm business has found a new home in West Haven. Tanya Tolchin and Scott Hertzberg have started Otter […]
News Release — Land for Good Sept. 12, 2018 Contact: Lisa Luciani www.landforgood.org office 603-357-1600 Local farmer and manager to work on critical issues facing VT’s farmers and food system: Accessing land and Passing on farmland Shemariah Blum-Evitts, a farmer, regional planner and project manager is now the Program Director for Land For Good, a […]
News Release — University of Vermont Aug. 30, 2018 Contact: Basil Waugh [email protected] (802) 656-8369 Global Warming: More Insects, Hungrier for Crops, Says New UVM Research Climate change will produce hungrier, more plentiful insects that destroy more of our food, especially wheat (pictured), rice and maize, says new research in Science by UVM’s Scott Merrill […]
Bobolink populations are “somewhere in the neighborhood of 25 percent of what they were 50 years ago,” says a state biologist. Other grassland species have declined even more.
Rutland Area Farm and Food Link’s last executive director left this spring, and the board president says funding sources have lapsed.
“We are five years behind where we could be,” says one Vermont farmer struggling with student debt. A bill before Congress looks to attract more young people to the field and help them succeed.
Atrazine has been found in streams at many times the levels that kill aquatic plants, a study says. The Agency of Agriculture calls the risk overblown and says farmers use atrazine properly.
Conservationists are raising money to buy the final piece of the parcel at Exit 4, while the owners have agreed to sell most of the land to another group to be run as a farm.
Farmers and members of the congressional delegation look to limit the damage when it comes to immigrant labor, federal grant funding, dairy price protections and more.
Our advantage in Vermont and the Northeast is being near large markets, but it is an advantage that will continue to erode without an aggressive strategy.
News Release — Vermont Law School January 10, 2017 Contact: www.vermontlaw.edu/cafs [email protected] As demand for better farm animal treatment rises, the ASPCA® and Vermont Law School’s Center for Agriculture and Food Systems release in-depth guide for farmers interested in welfare certification NEW YORK— Today the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to […]