The reality is that the necessary agricultural revolution won’t begin with our governors, regulators or legislators. The record shows that they’ve only enabled Big Dairy for decades. The people are going to have to lead on this one.
It’s time to stop pretending that Ben & Jerry’s is a socially or environmentally conscious corporation.
When the story of industrial dairying is told, rarely are the cows given much more than a mention. And it’s probably for the better, because the story of the industrial dairy cow isn’t pretty.
Why is Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Ross still playing the role of cheerleader for conventional Vermont dairy?
Everyone supports the farmer, right? Except, that is, when it comes time to providing them with a fair price.
News Release — Regeneration Vermont September 13, 2016 Contact: Michael Colby, Regeneration Vermont (802) 595-0060 Food and Farming Advocacy Work Recognized East Thetford, VT – Vermont’s own Will Allen joined one other Vermonter today – Bernie Sanders – in being named to the prestigious Politico 50 list of the “thinkers, doers and dreamers reshaping American […]
Instead of addressing the toxic legacy of the very non-organic dairying that dominates our agriculture, Vermont’s two giant diary corporations and the state’s agricultural agency continue to hide behind the myth and the marketing.
In his report “Vermont’s GMO Legacy: Pesticides,Polluted Water and Climate Destruction,” Will Allen misses the mark — by a couple hundred tractor lengths.
The current domination of GMOs and industrial agriculture in Vermont dairy is the elephant on the farm that few want to acknowledge.
Rural Vermont is holding its 2012 Annual Meeting and Celebration with Ben Hewitt – farmer, author and Rural Vermont board member – “The Future’s in the Dirt” — speaking.
Press Release For Immediate Release July 6, 2010/Contact: Lisa Viles Area Agency on Aging for Northeastern Vermont 481 Summer Street, St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819 Telephone: 800-642-5119/748-5182 “FRESH”- New thinking about what we are eating.” Film to be shown in Barton on Saturday Local residents are invited to a special screening of the movie ~ Fresh […]