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Farmworkers deserve to be treated with respect, but the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act concerns me. Read more

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One of the highlights of my job as a grazing specialist for the University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Champlain Valley Crop, Soil and Pasture Team is seeing how farmers adopt new practices and evolve with them over time. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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KEESEVILLE | AdkAction is looking to expand its fresh-market “Farmacy” model to a second location in Essex County. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILLSBORO | Horse-drawn buggies have become a familiar sight on roads in the Boquet Valley as the Amish relocate to the area. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Want to buy a slaughterhouse? Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont dairy farmers could see much needed relief in the 2018 Farm Bill which was signed into law this week in Washington, D.C. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets announced the availability of up to $90,000 of funding to assist eligible local farmers and food businesses... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Ah, that familiar, sweet summer aroma of local fields will now be a forgotten thing, well, at least until April 1. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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They say change is inevitable. Whether it’s the weather, politics or just  plain old day to day living, things change. You just need to deal with it. Read more

Community Columnists

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The autumn harvest is complete and the season for giving thanks is here. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s Health Department has secured a $250,000 grant from the Adirondack Health Institute designed to improve local access to fresh foods. Read more

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