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WESTPORT | Rows of farm market tents, trucks and stands made for busy commerce, conversation and good times at Essex County fairgrounds last Saturday. more

Sep 21, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Many Vermont farmers and agribusiness owners make it a point to be a part of Massachusetts’ end-of-summer BigE-Eastern States Exposition, New England’s largest agribusiness showcase and exposition. more

Sep 20, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Next to the annual Addison County Fair and Field Days, the only other annual events that gets the farming community together are the two Bourdeau Brothers’ events held at the agribusiness at 88 Seymour St. in Middlebury. more

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments

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CORNWALL | When Cornwall resident Peter Briggs traveled around Europe as part of his international business responsibilities for Alvarez & Marsal, a global “turnaround management” firm, he often visited breweries and hop farms. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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WESTPORT | The Essex County Fairgrounds will be abuzz with activity next Saturday. more

Sep 11, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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CHARLOTTE | A group of neighbors abutting what will become the largest commercial hop farming operation in Vermont are continuing their opposition to a planned 59.1 acre commercial hop farm. more

Sep 5, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

An Essex County Board of Supervisors subcommittee tasked with detailing the fate of the county-owned CCE Building in Westport has released their long-awaited formal report. more

Aug 30, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

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CHARLOTTE | New York businessman Peter Briggs wants to cash-in on the Vermont microbrew boom by growing water-intensive hops and barley crops on 30 acres of the former Mack Farm. more

Aug 22, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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BEANVILLE - This July 1974 color U.S. Government public domain photograph shows a 60-year-old bachelor farmer from Beanville adjusting the blades of his mower before going out to hay. more

Aug 20, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

WESTPORT | Nerves are fraying in Westport over the fate of the CCE Building. more

Aug 15, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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NEW HAVEN - August rolls around much too fast but at least the dwindling days of summer mean it’s prime time for Addison County Fair and Field Days. more

Aug 9, 2017 3:47 PM The Vermont Eagle

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VERMONT — The Committee for the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame has announced inductees for the 2017 awards. more

Aug 7, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN — If you ask what a calf named Lucky, cheese, fresh honey, wood-fired bread and 18 town supervisors have in common, you might answer Essex County. more

Aug 2, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

MIDDLEBURY — The Eagle visited the Middlebury Farmers market last week and was pleasantly surprised to find a small but vibrant outdoor market offering wholesome locally produced foods and other products. more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Municipal discussions inevitably center around taxation and spending. So does the value proposition. more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH — Organic producers and handlers can now visit their local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) office to apply for federal reimbursement to assist with the cost of receiving and maintaining organic or transitional certification. more

Jul 21, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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TICONDEROGA – The Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market has its grand opening this weekend with events and live music. more

Jul 20, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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WARRENSBURG — Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) visited the Cornell University Cooperative Extension in Warrensburg as part of a fact finding trip related to agriculture in the Empire State. more

Jul 12, 2017 12:30 PM The Sun

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MONKTON — When Norma Norris put her famous 30-year-old Norris Berry Farm in Monkton up for sale last year, Stephen and Sarah Park jumped at the opportunity to follow their dream of running a farm. more

Jul 4, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY — Employee Matt Watterlund of Lawes Agricultural Service in Brandon said driving a GVM Prowler sprayer-tanker is a thrill. more

Jul 1, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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