Keeping our farming roots alive at Field Days

PHYLLIS BOWDISH TIES up a coil of rope that she and friend Wayne Smith, behind her, created during a rope-making demonstration at Addison County Fair and Field Days on Tuesday. Independent photo/Nora Peachin

NEW HAVEN — Everywhere you look at the Addison County Fair and Field Days, you see tractors — lined up by the demo derby arena, sprinkled about behind the antique equipment building.

College student interns linking poverty, privilege

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE STUDENTS Luna Gizzi, left, and Olivia O’Brien worked as Privilege & Poverty interns at WomenSafe this summer. The internship program, funded by the college, provides experiential learning for students and much-needed help for local social service organizations. Photo by Jason Duquette-Hoffman/Middlebury College

MIDDLEBURY — “When I feed the poor, they call me a saint, but when I ask why the poor are hungry, they call me a communist.”


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