Popular Orchard in Shoreham Protected for Future Farming

Popular Orchard in Shoreham Protected for Future Farming

April 2, Shoreham — A popular apple orchard and cider mill has been conserved. The Douglas family worked with the Vermont Land Trust to protect the Douglas Orchard & Cider Mill’s 181 acres. They grow apples, pears, cherries and berries, and make cider. The...
Stretch of Missisquoi Protected for Water Quality

Stretch of Missisquoi Protected for Water Quality

March 11, Troy & Westfield — Land along 3.4 miles of the Missisquoi River, which flows through farmland in Westfield and Troy owned by beef farmer Anthony (Tony) Brault, has been conserved for clean water.    Brault worked with the Vermont Land Trust,...
Award for Vermont Farmers

Award for Vermont Farmers

January 22, Montpelier – The Vermont Land Trust is accepting applications for an award to celebrate and benefit Vermont farmers. The $5,000 Eric Rozendaal Memorial Award will be given to a Vermont farmer who exemplifies land stewardship, giving back, and...
Over 500 Acres Protected for Sugaring and Wildlife

Over 500 Acres Protected for Sugaring and Wildlife

Large Sugaring Operation in Upper Valley Conserves Land January 8, 2020 Sharon — Arthur Berndt of Maverick Farm conserved 564 acres of mostly forested land, the Vermont Land Trust announced today. A 23,000-tap sugarbush with valuable wildlife habitat—including a large...
Fayston Gets a New Town Forest

Fayston Gets a New Town Forest

December 11, 2019 Fayston — A scenic 93-acre property in Fayston is now a town forest, the Vermont Land Trust announced today. Christina Castegren donated the land and the Town of Fayston conserved it with the land trust, establishing the Boyce Hill Town Forest....