Senator Leahy promotes farm-to-school links

U.S. SEN. Patrick Leahy checks out the pumpkins for sale at Next Chapter Farm in Middlebury last week with farm owner Lara Dickson, right, and her sister Sara Gray. Independent photo/Steve James

Sen. Patrick Leahy visited Next Chapter Farm to raise awareness of the link between local agriculture and nutrition during Farm to School month, celebrated each year in October.

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