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Women’s (including farmers) History Month

March is Women’s History Month and Vermont’s Agency of Agriculture took the opportunity to recognize all of the large number of women farmers in our state…including us!   Almost a quarter of Vermont’s farm owners/managers are women, notably more than the national average. Vermont’s Secretary of Agriculture, Anson Tebbetts said, “Women play a critical role […]

womenshistory month laura mari

Holiday Gifts & Trees with Alaina Pinto

          We had a great, early morning with Alaina Pinto of Local 22/44 at LH Stowell & Son Christmas Tree Farm in Brookfield with a live broadcast about how local farms and our Floating Bridge Food and Farms Cooperative can help folks get ready for the holidays from a fresh local tree […]

close up Mari and Alaina

Praise the Lard…

And the pasture-raised pigs that provide it! We have been celebrating lard lately, after making some fresh batches and coming into the season of more time for cooking and baking.  And the bounty of sweet potatoes has one farmer craving a deep fryer so we could make sweet potato fries in our lard. With the prompt […]

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May Days

Thursday… volunteers bolstered our reserve and helped us gain more road frontage back from chervil and more progress was made on Saturday. Thanks Liz, Martha and Molly! More folks are coming this Thursday, do join if you can (for any sliver or chunk of time from 3:30-6:30. Spring abundance brought a bright array of greens […]

4 generation farmstay

Vermont Life features Lattes on the Hoof

   In the Summer edition of Vermont Life, our on farm experience of Lattes on the Hoof is featured, right next to Heady Topper.  Taste sensations for all.       Green Mountain Girls, a farm in Northfield, may lay claim to the most direct farm-to-mouth culinary experience – Melissa Passanen writes in Vermont Life […]

Vermont life cover summer 2014

Heritage Radio on Tourism and Raw Milk in the News

This week we had 2 fun news pieces. Steph from Fox 44 did a story about possible changes to the Raw Milk law that Rural Vermont is seeking on behalf of farmers.  The changes sought include some ability to sell small amounts of raw milk cheese, yogurt, butter and ice cream (the piece we are most interested in) […]

fox story on raw milk 2.5.14