VPR: A Shifting Landscape: The Future Of Vermont Farms

Vermont agriculture is in a period of transition. Farmers are aging, but that’s opening the door for a new generation of younger farmers.

And dairy, which anchors the farm economy, faces steep challenges, while the Vermont brand is as strong as ever, spurring products ranging from goat milk caramels to farm-to-bottle vodka.

In a continuing series this summer, VPR will take a look at its agricultural economy and talk with the people who wake up early every day to try to make their living off the land.

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