Burnt Rock Farm in Huntington Expands

Burnt Rock Farm in Huntington Expands

Justin Rich and Lindsay Lyman-Clarke of Burnt Rock Farm grow organic veggies in Huntington, and recently conserved farmland with VLT. “Buying and conserving this valuable farmland gives us more options for crop rotations and it allows us to manage our land better,” said Justin.

Fayston Gets a New Town Forest

Fayston Gets a New Town Forest

To date, VLT has helped create and conserve nearly 30 town forests. These are places where people can get outside, learn about nature, and explore. The newest town forest is in Fayston. It includes a special spot where one can stand on a high knoll and take in...
Conserving Land to Support Clean Water in Lewis Creek

Conserving Land to Support Clean Water in Lewis Creek

This past fall, Peter Briggs worked with VLT and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to protect land along 1.5 miles of Lewis Creek in Starksboro. The creek is a priority for clean water initiatives because it flows into Lake Champlain. “No...
Brothers Protect Family Land in Londonderry

Brothers Protect Family Land in Londonderry

December 5, 2019 — Brothers Jim and Bob Twitchell were born and raised on a farm that has been in their family for 160 years. With sweeping views of the Bromley and Stratton Mountains, the land could be desirable for houses. But that’s not what Jim and Bob...