Thank you for your interest in Rural Vermont’s Raw Milk Summit on Sunday, October 27th! The summit is from 10am-4pm at the Bethel Town Hall. You can get more details on this page. Please register below, and note that bold fields are required. **All registrants will be added to Rural Vermont’s mailing list. To ensure Continue Reading
By DAVID ROGERS 9/24/13 Full Article A controversial legislative rider added by Monsanto to the Agriculture Department budget last spring will no longer be effective after Sept. 30 under a draft stopgap government funding bill being drafted by Senate Democrats. The provision touched off a storm last spring as critics accused Monsanto of “court-stripping” to Continue Reading
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Message from the Director, Andrea Stander
Kitchen Table Milk Conversations-Two More
Raw Milk Producers Summit!
SAVE THE DATE: Nov. 24 “Black Market Bounty” Storytelling
Hemp Flag Flown Over VT State House
On-Farm Slaughter Law Update
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By Michelle Singletary, Associated Press September 21, 2013 Full Article SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Farm Aid is more than a family of musicians banding together to help the small farmer. It’s also a family meal. A key component of Farm Aid concerts — this year’s is taking place Saturday in Saratoga Springs — is the food, Continue Reading
By Lauren BerleKamp 8/21/13 The group March Against Monsanto announced yesterday on their Facebook page that Facebook removed an event page promoting a rally in St. Louis, MO, where the biotech giant is headquartered. Full Article The group March Against Monsanto announced yesterday on their Facebook page that Facebook removed an event page promoting a rally in St. Louis, MO, where Continue Reading
Monsanto and Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the largest donors so far to opposing campaigns over Initiative 522’s call for labeling genetically engineered foods, already waged this battle in California. By Melissa Allison 9/22/13 Full Article Monsanto and Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the largest donors so far in Washington’s upcoming ballot contest over labeling genetically engineered Continue Reading
By Peter Hirschfeld September 17,2013 Full Article MONTPELIER — A local farming group is cheering a Department of Justice memorandum that it said could clear the way for the worry-free cultivation of hemp by the 2014 growing season. A DOJ directive issued late last month announced the federal agency would be taking a hands-off approach Continue Reading