Tag Archives: family

Farm to fundraising: Family fights to keep cows
Local News
March 16, 2017

Farm to fundraising: Family fights to keep cows

Milky Way Farm hopes to continue operating the last dairy farm in Ira By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger IRA — Robbie Clark Jr. cares most about the cows — even Periwinkle, a Jersey who is a little too rambunctious in the farm’s milking parlor. Clark…

First Syrian refugee family arrives in Rutland
Local News
January 25, 2017

First Syrian refugee family arrives in Rutland

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

RUTLAND — The first of up to 100 Syrian refugees expected to make Rutland their new home have arrived. One family arrived in the city Wednesday, Jan. 18, and the second was expected to enter the country later Thursday, according to…

News Briefs
December 28, 2016

RAFFL meets fundraising goal for new van

RUTLAND—Thanks to contributions from family, friends, and community members, the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link has met its fundraising goal to acquire a gently used van for the Glean Team. The organization raised $1,500 through Facebook and its website, with $1,000 matched by the…

Column
December 21, 2016

Talk about politics with your family over the holidays

Shortly before Thanksgiving, internet content farms began releasing articles about how to avoid contentious political discussions with relatives during the holiday season, as if, in the absence of clever techniques of distraction, the carving knife intended for the turkey might soon turn into a weapon….