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MIDDLEBURY | When it comes to recreational marijuana, some Vermonters might recommend that you “roll your own.” more

Dec 13, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets hired a new director of policy and communications. more

Dec 2, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets is accepting applications for Produce Safety Improvement Grants. more

Nov 25, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Officials of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture's Food and Markets division urged farmers seeking financial recovery assistance after the Oct. 29-30 windstorm to apply for emergency loans as soon as possible. more

Nov 2, 2017 10:09 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY – Vermont health officials have confirmed the year’s first case of human illness due to West Nile virus. more

Sep 25, 2017 1:03 PM The Vermont Eagle

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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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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

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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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BRIDPORT — This summer’s Vermont’s Breakfast on the Farm event will be held at two locations. more

Jun 3, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has given Vermont a near failing grade when it comes to enforcing humane treatment of animals at slaughterhouse facilities, but the state’s agriculture agency disagrees with the rating. more

May 10, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments

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BURLINGTON — When it comes to state regulations, Vermont’s dairy farmers may be breathing a little sigh of relief after listening to the state’s agriculture secretary last week. more

Feb 28, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY — This February, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets is taking a moment to proclaim its love for Vermont’s farmers. more

Feb 22, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

ESSEX JCT — Salvation Farms played two special roles at this year’s Buy Local Market during Consumer Night of the Vermont Farm Show. more

Feb 9, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

RANDOLPH — State agencies are teaming up to ensure that Vermont brewers continue to brew up delicious beer and strong business this year instead of unwanted environmental violations. more

Jan 18, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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FERRISBURGH — The Vander Wey family of Nea-Tocht Farm believe in showing their community what farmers do to produce safe, wholesome and nutritious food in Vermont and beyond. more

Jul 5, 2016 2:16 PM The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND — VAAFM-Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets Consumer Protection Chief and resident maple expert, Henry Marckres was inducted into the North American Maple Hall of Fame by the North American Maple Syrup Council. more

May 27, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY — Despite an unusually warm winter in the northeast, local sugar makers are saying that 2016 has been a successful year for producing maple syrup. more

Apr 13, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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