Pink Boot Farm Buys Their Own Land

Pink Boot Farm Buys Their Own Land

The Vermont Land Trust helped Hadley and Mike Stock of Pink Boot Farm to buy 80 acres in Pawlet. Mike and Hadley have been raising pigs for years on a nearby farm that they’d been renting in West Pawlet. This year they were able to buy their own farm in Pawlet,...
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.

Mettowee Farmers Protect Farmland and Natural Features

Mettowee Farmers Protect Farmland and Natural Features

Traci and Scott Cleveland are part of the vibrant Mettowee Valley dairy community. They have expanded their business over the years, purchasing their first farm in Pawlet in 1994 and conserving it with VLT in 2007. In 2010, the couple purchased land from Scott’s uncle...
My Vermont: A Garden in Springfield

My Vermont: A Garden in Springfield

Terri J. Huck, Springfield VT
Three years ago, my husband and I traded the sweltering heat and commotion of the Washington, DC suburbs for a five-acre homestead on the outskirts of Springfield…