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By the Numbers: Economic Development in the Local Food Economy

By Jake Claro When you ask people their definition of the Vermont food economy, they’ll often talk about farms, farmers’ markets or CSAs. What’s often missing from the conversation are the supply chain of local businesses such as distributors, food … Continue reading

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How UVM is Helping Match Farmers with Landowners in New England

By Cheryl Herrick In Vermont and across New England, prime farmland is both scarce and expensive.  Many farmers are at or approaching retirement age. Young farmers face daunting challenges as they try to establish their agricultural enterprises. One critical, and … Continue reading

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