Area farmers protect nearly 450 acres

Roger Wales and Monument Farms, Inc. worked with the Vermont Land Trust to conserve 448 acres for local food, future farmers and clean water. 

Monument Farms Dairy protects 97 acres

WEYBRIDGE — Monument Farms Dairy in Weybridge recently protected 97 acres along the Lemon Fair River for water quality and wildlife habitat and conserved 160 acres of adjacent farmland. Three organizations — the Vermont Land Trust (VLT), Vermont Housing … (read more)

Thomas Dairy to cease operation; Monument Farms still chugging along

RUTLAND TOWN — After more than 100 years in the milk business, Thomas Dairy is closing its doors.  The venerable dairy on Route 7 in Rutland town had begun scaling back production in July, saying that such tweaks were just part of doing business, particul … (read more)