Molly Brook recognized as Vt. Dairy Farm of the Year

Cabot dairy farmers have what it takes to run a successful operation.

Organic milk buyer leaving Vt. farmers high and dry

Danone, a global food company and the owner of Horizon Organic, plans to terminate contracts next year with all of its organic dairy farmers in Vermont and other parts of the Northeast, leaving farmers without buyers for their milk.Other buyers in the are … (read more)

Opinion: Dairy farms fight climate change

This week’s writer is Marie Audet of Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport, founding member of the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives. We are all suffering on so many levels, and the uncertainty of what lies ahead tak … (read more)

Sunderland Farm recognized for excellence in dairying

By LISA HALVORSEN, Freelance Agricultural Journalist for UVM Extension BRIDPORT — Sunderland Farm, a sixth-generation dairy operation in Bridport, can best be described as a farm with a future that’s not forgotten its past. Although it can trace its begin … (read more)

Dairy outlook worsens, Welch says Congress working on more coronavirus relief

VERMONT — While saluting the work of Vermont dairy famers, Congressman Peter Welch said that Washington hasn’t yet pulled together the economic support they need to weather the economic downturn brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. “Farmers need cash n … (read more)

Addison man charged with hate crime, targeted Migrant Justice

ADDISON — An Addison man has been charged with a hate crime, stemming from allegations he deflated the tires of a vehicle belonging to an employee of the organization Migrant Justice and left a voicemail at that nonprofit asking its representatives to sta … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Large-scale dairy farming is inherently unsustainable

Thank you for the informative article about Bristol’s Four Hills Farm and its admirable modernization initiatives (“Thoroughly Modern Dairy Farm Takes Shape in Bristol,” Sept. 2). While the efforts of large farm owners to lessen their environmental impact … (read more)