Couple Returns to Farming through VLT’s Farmland Access Program

Couple Returns to Farming through VLT’s Farmland Access Program

Dana Burkewitz grew up on his family’s dairy in Irasburg, taking part in running the farm through his early adulthood. He later went on to operate a trucking and logging business, but he and his wife, Wendy, wanted to return to a farming life. They saw a window of...
Pawlet Farm Is Now Home to a New Business

Pawlet Farm Is Now Home to a New Business

In 1972 Tim and Nancy Bryant purchased Milaura Farm in Pawlet and ran it as a successful dairy for 40 years. As they were nearing retirement, they considered the options for the farm. New water quality regulations and the relatively small size of the farm made it a...
Envisioning a new future for Bluffside Farm

Envisioning a new future for Bluffside Farm

We bought this farm in 2015 and have been working with the community to save and re-invigorate the farm, protect natural features, and expand recreation and education. The farm is located on Lake Memphremagog in Newport. It is located near the Beebe Spur Rail...