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The judgment-free skiing zone

By Dan Egan Skiing is a Zen sport.  The essence of the experience is to escape from the mundane routine of life and step into the adventure of the now.  Gliding on, over and through snow provides us with the […]

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Dollar General opposition charges harassment

By Lani Duke Poultney Properties LLC has been harassing Poultney resident Neil Vreeland and his wife, Vreeland complained in a motion for protective order and extraordinary relief filed in Environmental Court Jan. 14, according to meeting minutes. Vreeland believes he […]

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Hemp registration accepting applications

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets  began accepting applications for registration to grow and process industrial hemp for the 2019 registration year on Jan 4. The registration process is now online. Hemp growers and processors have separate registration […]

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VFFC names person of the year

The Vermont Farmers Market Association has named Jack Crowther as its Person of the Year for 2018. Crowther has been an editor for the Rutland Herald and worked hard to highlight the connection of clean water and food to health. […]

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Farmers could benefit from farm bill

Vermont dairy farmers could see much needed relief in the 2018 Farm Bill. With the signing of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, more improvements have been made to the renamed Margin Protection Program, now called the Dairy Margin Coverage […]

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Did you know?

Kwanzaa traces its origins to Africa and is celebrated across North America and other nations that have large populations that trace their heritage to Africa. The holiday begins on December 26 and continues until January 1. The main components of […]

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