“A Lasting Change for the Better” in East Haven

“A Lasting Change for the Better” in East Haven

Francie Hersey’s relationship with the forest next to her home in East Haven began decades ago. For years, she sent Christmas cards to the owners, who lived out of state, asking if they might be willing to sell her a small piece of their property. Those letters were...
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 Trail,...
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...