Clearfield Farm Gets a Start in Granville

Clearfield Farm Gets a Start in Granville

For Melissa Kosmaczewski and John Hirsch, farming was always present, always familiar. They both grew up in Pennsylvania. As a child, John said, he “watched everyone around us working on their large corn and bean farms.” Melissa, too, grew up surrounded by...
A Love of Place: Pasture and Woods Protected in North Danville

A Love of Place: Pasture and Woods Protected in North Danville

Ruth Rubin didn’t grow up in North Danville. She came and stayed by choice, developing a deep love for her community and her farm. Beyond her carefully tended gardens lie productive meadows. Ruth’s love for the property led her to conserve it. “I have lived on this...
Franklin County Veterinarian Protects Farm and Wildlife Habitat

Franklin County Veterinarian Protects Farm and Wildlife Habitat

Milt Robison is a well-respected, large-animal veterinarian who has been practicing in Franklin County since 1964. Milt is also a beef farmer and thinks conserving good farmland is one of the best things Vermont can do to maintain the working landscape. This summer he...