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Seven Days: Salvation Farms’ Programs Turn Surplus Into Plenty

By Katie Titterton 4/20/16 Full Article Fourteen percent of Vermonters go hungry on a regular basis; one in four routinely visits a food shelf or meal-service site. Meanwhile, thousands of pounds of edible fruits and vegetables are plowed back into the fields on Vermont farms each year. Morrisville-based Salvation Farms wants to change that. Founded Continue Reading

Oh Yes She Did – By Taylor Mardis Katz

Oh Yes She Did Tough from heat & hours with her back aligned with earth, she’s triple digit qualified to break a horse, ax a cock, & stuff a quiche with yellow squash & eggs. She’s all earthen legs & cotton cloth & applesauce as gifts for any weekday. She can fell a tree so Continue Reading

Summit Daily: Industrial hemp gaining traction in ag industry

By Nikki Work 4/17/16 Full Article GREELEY, Colo. — Two years ago, Rick Trojan and his team at Colorado Cultivars found a wild hemp plant growing on the side of the road. It looked kind of like a Christmas tree, he said. They brought it into their greenhouse and began doing research, cultivating different strains Continue Reading

Addison Independent: Farmers ask state to extend slaughter law

April 11, 2016 | Full Article MONTPELIER — Two food producers from Starksboro spent the day away from their farms on March 30 with a group of other young farmers to meet privately with legislators and provide testimony before the House and Senate agriculture committees. Over 40 participating farmers shared the unique challenges they face, Continue Reading