Monthly Archives: April 2017

Making the Leap from Science to Sheep Farming

Annie Hopper never considered farming as a career. The Houston native, who studied conservation biology at Middlebury College, was going about her life pursuing a profession in science while interning for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife agency in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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4 Ways Earth Day is Everyday for Dairy Farmers

By Laura Hardie Soil health is crucial to the health of our water and food supply, especially as our global population is expected to grow to 9 billion by 2050. There are lots of environmental groups who work tirelessly to … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about Eggs

By Alison Kosakowski Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets Spring is the egg’s time to shine. Though they play an important role in baking, quiche, and of course breakfast, the humble egg is often overlooked, or treated like a … Continue reading

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How Hannaford Set the Supermarket Standard for Selling Local Food

Chelsea Wagner wants more consumers to buy local food. A specialist for Hannaford’s Local program, Wagner works with farmers and producers across the region to give them shelf space at Hannaford supermarkets across five states. Chelsea Wagner

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