Critics are pointing to a recent New York Times report that several Ben & Jerry’s flavors had tested positive for glyphosate, an herbicide.
The Plouffe brothers operate the Colchester farm their parents started in the postwar era. With organic certification there is the chance to increase hay production and begin selling to dairy farms.
A coalition says farmers could charge more if the state adopted healthier dairy practices. The governor-elect doesn’t support what he sees as a call for the whole state to go organic, his spokesman said.
Celebrated Vermont beekeeper Ross Conrad will host an Organic Beekeeping workshop on Saturday, March 14, from 9 AM to 1 PM.
A debate has arisen as to how many CSA programs exist in the U.S., as well as what constitutes a CSA. This fall, the USDA will send out a questionnaire that, among other things, will try to count how many farms are involved with CSAs.
PRESS RELEASE For more information: Sam Fuller, Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA Vermont ) 802-434-4122 [email protected] www.nofavt.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Farmer-To-Farmer Discussion Groups for Dairy and Livestock Farmers — Randolph, Brattleboro & Irasburg Regions Nobody understands farming better than farmers. They are working day in and day out to address the many challenges […]
The words “sustainable” and “local” are used instead of “organic,” implying that the terms are interchangeable if not synonymous.