A New Farm for Brault’s Market

A New Farm for Brault’s Market

Tony Brault runs a successful meat business, raising more than 100 cattle and 150 pigs each year. He has a slaughterhouse, and sells through wholesale accounts, and from his retail shop in Troy, where he smokes ham and makes beef jerky. But most of the 400 acres that...
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...
Water Quality Protected on Three Rutland County Farms

Water Quality Protected on Three Rutland County Farms

Governor Phil Scott has designated August 21-26 as Vermont Clean Water Week, celebrating and promoting efforts to clean up Lake Champlain and other lakes, rivers, streams, and wetlands. In honor of Clean Water Week, the Vermont Land Trust announced the successful conservation of three Rutland County farms, where water quality was also protected for the Lake Champlain Basin.

Vershire Couple Conserves Forestland

Vershire Couple Conserves Forestland

Joan Waltermire and John Douglas live in Vershire on land they have owned for many years. Joan is a naturalist and long-time employee of the Montshire Museum, and John is a professional photographer. In June, they donated a conservation easement on 30 acres of...