Sweetland Farm in Norwich Expands

Sweetland Farm in Norwich Expands

Norah Lake and Chris Polashenski of Sweetland Farm are expanding their business to serve more customers in the Upper Valley. To make this happen, the couple bought an adjacent 32-acre parcel from Jessica and Edward Polashenski, Chris’s parents, who conserved it with...
Pink Boot Farm Buys Their Own Land

Pink Boot Farm Buys Their Own Land

Mike and Hadley Stock have been raising pigs for years on a farm they’d been renting in West Pawlet. This year they were able to buy their 80 acres for their business, Pink Boot Farm. Their new land in Pawlet, previously owned by sisters Beth Moser-Duquette and Chris...
Organic Dairy Farm and Section of White River Protected in Tunbridge

Organic Dairy Farm and Section of White River Protected in Tunbridge

Tunbridge—Dairy farmers Corey and Ann Chapman have a cheerful household motto: “kids and cows.” Though the saying is simple enough, life is very busy for the Chapmans as they go about managing five kids and 115 cows at their organic dairy farm along the First Branch...
Land Stewards Award Presented to Eleven Students

Land Stewards Award Presented to Eleven Students

Each year, the Vermont Land Trust gives out the Land Stewards Award to qualified junior and senior high school students across the state. The students are nominated by their teachers because of their commitment to agriculture and/or forestry. This year, eleven students received the award and a $250 cash prize from Vermont Land Trust representatives.