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The Future of Vermont’s Working Landscape is New Farmers


Blogpost by Ben Waterman of UVM's New Farmer Project.

New farmers will play a lead role in preserving the integrity of Vermont’s future working landscape.

On Friday I joined about 300 other stakeholders at the Vermont State House for the Summit on the Future of Vermont’s Working Landscape. The meeting was led by Paul Costello and the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD), a neutral, non-partisan organization whose mission is to “bring Vermonters together across political lines and organizational boundaries to advance rural community development across the state.”