Program connects students with farms

THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY Farmer Coalition is excited about a new internship program that will get more of the county’s high schoolers out on local farms. CFVC Workforce Development Program Manager Brooke Small, left, and Executive Director Vijay Nazareth said the program is part of the coalition’s efforts to offer workforce development.  Independent photo/Marin Howell

Like most things, the future of agriculture in Vermont lies in the hands of younger generations. Today, many of those young Vermonters are leaving the state and pursuing careers outside of farming. 

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