Former Armstrong Farm is Supporting a New Vegetable Business

Former Armstrong Farm is Supporting a New Vegetable Business

Ella Armstrong grew up on a 129-acre farm in Calais, where her family ran a small dairy until 2015. When she inherited the property, she knew she wanted it to remain a farm, as did her neighbors. She decided to work with VLT’s Farmland Access Program to conserve the...
Historic Langdell Farm Conserved in Cambridge

Historic Langdell Farm Conserved in Cambridge

Across Vermont, town real estate records usually go back to the late 1700s when many towns were first chartered. In Cambridge, the Langdell family’s farm can be found in the very first volume, from 1790; it remains in Langdell ownership to this day. Carol...
Fairmont Farm Passes Conservation Milestone

Fairmont Farm Passes Conservation Milestone

Shortly after being selected as Vermont’s Dairy of the Year for 2017, Fairmont Farm reached another milestone when Richard and Bonnie Hall and their nephew Tucker Purchase conserved 360 acres of the former Lylehaven Farm in East Montpelier. Now, more than half of the...
Braintree Mountain Forestland Restored and Reconnected

Braintree Mountain Forestland Restored and Reconnected

For Julie and Peter Parker, forest stewardship is a hands-on endeavor. They bought a farmhouse and 187 acres on the western slope of the Braintree Mountains in Granville in 1980. Over the next few decades, the Parkers purchased adjoining parcels that were heavily...