Farmers strive to remove label of ‘biggest polluters’

Dairy producers like those at Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport, Mike’s Farm in Addison and those affiliated with the Champlain Valley Farmers Coalition are showing how they are making positive efforts to stem the amount of phosphorus from their land.

Watch local farmers at work during 24-hour web event

VERMONT — Next week a special social media event will showcase a day in the life of Vermont farmers. #Farm24VT runs from 5 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, until 5 a.m. the following day. Farmers will share photos, videos and stories that provide a behind-the-s … (read more)

Public invited to interact with Vermont watershed groups at virtual meeting

Vermont’s three farmer watershed organizations invite their members, legislators, and the general public to attend their joint annual meeting this Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. on Zoom. The Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition (CVFC), the Connecticut River W … (read more)

Roberts becomes CVFC’s first executive director

MIDDLEBURY — The Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition (CVFC) recently hired its first executive director. John Roberts, a founding member and CVFC’s first president, assumed the position on June 1. As director, he will manage the coalition, a group of Lake C … (read more)