Envisioning a new future for Bluffside Farm

Envisioning a new future for Bluffside Farm

We bought this farm in 2015 and have been working with the community to save and re-invigorate the farm, protect natural features, and expand recreation and education. The farm is located on Lake Memphremagog in Newport. It is located near the Beebe Spur Rail...
My Vermont: Childhood Adventures at Quimby Country

My Vermont: Childhood Adventures at Quimby Country

Don Faulkner, Montpelier VT
Among the many blessings in my life for which I’m very grateful has been my love of horses; Land of whatever region, soil type, vegetation; Family farming and ranching in harmony with nature…

Farming the Land: Roots Too Farm in East St. Johnsbury  

Farming the Land: Roots Too Farm in East St. Johnsbury  

Anyone who has driven east out of St. Johnsbury on Route 2 has likely noticed the century-old barn bearing the words “Locust Grove Farm” on its weathered siding. The farm is situated between Route 2 and the Moose River and is home to a new and growing business: Roots...
Enjoying the Land: Kingdom Trails and Mud Pond County Park

Enjoying the Land: Kingdom Trails and Mud Pond County Park

About 20 years ago, community leaders in the Northeast Kingdom were looking for a way to make the Burke Mountain area into a year-round recreation destination. They decided to promote mountain biking—at that time a sport enjoyed by only a handful of Vermonters....