Farm Bureau: Meet the candidates
VERGENNES — The Addison County Farm Bureau will host a candidate’s reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, at St. Peter’s Parish Hall in Vergennes. This is an opportunity for voters to meet the candidates running for office and help make the decision as to who to vote for in November.
All local and state candidates have been invited to attend. Coffee, cider, and Cabot Cheese with be available.
A roast pork dinner and all the fixings will be served at 6:30 p.m. Dinner costs $15 with reservations; $18 at the door. For reservations call Bill Scott at 881-8836. Addison County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting will follow dinneer. Candidates will have an opportunity to present a short statement before the group.
Resolutions will be adopted and sent on to the Vermont Farm Bureau, providing grassroots input into policy and law that will benefit the agriculture industry. Strong efforts from Addison County farmers and others have brought about change in agricultural policies. The Farm Bureau has an obligation to take an active role on the local, state and on the national level to unite behind a plan that will stabilize prices, improve water quality, and advance all phases of agriculture.
Membership benefits that save money on farm and agribusiness including insurance, diesel, fuel oil and propane will be represented at the meeting. A scholarship raffle with donated prizes will be held.
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