Young Farmers Revive Local Food Hub in Greensboro

Young Farmers Revive Local Food Hub in Greensboro

A few years ago, Greensboro residents were saddened by the closure of Hazendale Farm, a popular organic farm and farmstand located on Hardwick Street. David Allen and Diana Griffiths made the difficult decision to close after providing locally-grown vegetables,...

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Deep Roots: A Family Protects a Farm for Their Children

Deep Roots: A Family Protects a Farm for Their Children

Driving north through Pawlet, Vermont on Route 133, you come around a bend and there it is: a majestic white dairy barn surrounded by green fields that climb steadily west. The barn and fields have been in Diane Butler’s family for generations. Until recently, Diane...

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Part of the Solution: Dairy Farmers Talk About Clean Water

Part of the Solution: Dairy Farmers Talk About Clean Water

Clara Ayer (pictured above) is back at work after being home with her now two-month-old twins. As she walks through the barn, on the land where she grew up in East Montpelier, co-workers welcome her. The herdsman who works the barn’s “maternity ward” (himself a dad of...

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Find Safe Access to Local Food Near You!

Find Safe Access to Local Food Near You!

  Vermonters are in search of local, farm-fresh food and Vermont farmers are stepping up — arranging contact-less purchase of vegetables, cheese, milk, meats, and even apple pies! Finding our food locally is a win-win for Vermonters and farmers!   From...

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New trail map for Bluffside Farm!

New trail map for Bluffside Farm!

We’re excited to share our new trail map for Bluffside Farm in Newport. Enjoy a lakeside stroll or a scenic walk through the farm. Check out forestland, pasture, and beach!

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#StayGroundedVT Round Up – Week of April 20

#StayGroundedVT Round Up – Week of April 20

What’s keep you grounded? This week we round-up songs of the sparrow, video footage of spotted salamanders in action, reflections on how silence invites a conversation with nature, and a thumbs-up to a farm serving Vermonters local food safely!

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VLT
Facts
593,000+
Total acres
protected
720+
Farms using
conserved land
420,000
Acres of
forestland
170
Recreation
spots
60
Miles
Catamount Trail
460
Miles
VAST Trail
2,500+
Properties
protected