Tag Archives: cost

Op - Ed
February 1, 2017

The true cost of local food

By Rachel Carter

When choosing to purchase food, cost is often a deciding factor for consumers. Why buy a 12-ounce package of local bacon for $7.99 when you can get it for $4.98? Purchasing local food means you know where your food comes from, you’re…

Local News
August 31, 2016

CBO report: severe weather events will cost more

As Vermonters mark the fifth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, a new report from the Congressional Budget Office  (CBO) warns that damage from severe weather in future decades is expected to become increasingly common in Vermont and throughout the United States because of climate change….