Vermont Farm Show slated for Jan. 28-30

ESSEX JUNCTION — The annual Vermont Farm Show returns to the Champlain Valley Exposition on Jan. 28-30. The annual statewide gathering — which has been going strong since its founding in 1931 — celebrates Vermont’s agriculture, farms, products and organizations. The three-day trade show also features exhibits of new equipment, farm supplies, food producers and agriculture education opportunities. The event is free and open to the public, according to Jackie Folsom, manager of the Vermont Farm Show. “This is … (read more)

Farm Show board to offer ag students tuition help

ESSEX JUNCTION — The Farm Show Board recently voted to sponsor a FARM (2+2) student through a four-year program that includes two years at Vermont Technical College and two years at the University of Vermont (with one semester at Miner Institute). The Far … (read more)

Farmer Coalition to meet on Wednesday

MIDDLEBURY — The Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition will hold its annual meeting and celebration next Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Middlebury. It promises to be an evening of fun and farm community engagement with dinner.  The CVFC Annual Meeting is an opportuni … (read more)

Farmer climate group to meet Jan. 29

ESSEX JUNCTION — Among the special events at this year’s Vermont Farm Show will be Farmer Climate Change Focus Groups. On the second day of this year’s Farm Show — Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction — there will be three se … (read more)