Young Farmers Revive Local Food Hub in Greensboro

Young Farmers Revive Local Food Hub in Greensboro

A few years ago, Greensboro residents were saddened by the closure of Hazendale Farm, a popular organic farm and farmstand located on Hardwick Street. David Allen and Diana Griffiths made the difficult decision to close after providing locally-grown vegetables,...
Deep Roots: A Family Protects a Farm for Their Children

Deep Roots: A Family Protects a Farm for Their Children

Driving north through Pawlet, Vermont on Route 133, you come around a bend and there it is: a majestic white dairy barn surrounded by green fields that climb steadily west. The barn and fields have been in Diane Butler’s family for generations. Until recently, Diane...
Family Conserves Land that’s Home to Popular Shoreham Orchard

Family Conserves Land that’s Home to Popular Shoreham Orchard

From apples to donuts, cider, and more, the Douglas Orchard & Cider Mills on Route 74 has something for everyone. Open year round, the offerings from the Shoreham orchard follow the seasons: pick-your-own apples as well as fresh-pressed cider, cherries, and pears...
Caring for the Missisquoi River 

Caring for the Missisquoi River 

From its headwaters in Lowell, the Missisquoi River meanders through valleys, tumbles down gorges, and crosses the border into southern Quebec before flowing into Lake Champlain. The river is a priority in the state’s clean water initiatives. Sheldon wetland restored...
A Haven for Wildlife in Award-Winning Derby Woodlands

A Haven for Wildlife in Award-Winning Derby Woodlands

In 1973, Kathleen and Allen Yale bought a parcel with open and wooded land and made it their home. They’ve since transformed it—rehabilitating areas that had previously been clear-cut, controlling invasive species, and managing for both timber and wildlife. Allen has...