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Rutland Area Farm and Food Link faces funding gap
Local News
July 26, 2017

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link faces funding gap

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — Rutland Area Farm and Food Link, a nonprofit organization that works to promote local agriculture and educate the public on its value is said to be in limbo.

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link’s last executive director departed…

Letter
July 12, 2017

Fletcher Farm School thanks community

Dear Editor,

The Board of Directors of Fletcher Farm School for the Arts & Crafts wishes to express its gratitude to all local businesses for their generous donations. The school received many fabulous items and gift certificates for their 70th Anniversary Celebration, making it a…

Letter
July 5, 2017

Rutland County Farm Bureau president responds to Mosher case

Dear Editor,

This case involves many tragedies.

The first tragedy in this whole case was the death of Jon Bellis. We are all extremely sorry for this loss. This was a terrible accident and one that had already been adjudicated in civil court. This is…

Fletcher Farm School offers two metal art classes

Fletcher Farm School offers two metal art classes

May 19-21—LUDLOW—The Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen, which runs Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, announces upcoming classes. Located at 611 Route 103 South in Ludlow, the school offers hundreds of classes to the public annually.

Explorations in Metal Clay will be…

“Save Our Farm” event brings hope to Milky Way Farm
Local News
May 10, 2017

“Save Our Farm” event brings hope to Milky Way Farm

By Robin Alberti

IRA—Milky Way Farm, on Route 133 in Ira, is one of Vermont’s quintessential dairy farms — it has the pictureque vistas, barns and animals that postcards and calendars are made of.

Robert Clark, Sr. purchased the land for the Milky Way Farm…

News Briefs
March 29, 2017

Billings Farm & Museum endorses the relevance of history

WOODSTOCK—Billings Farm & Museum has joined more than 100 history organizations around the country in endorsing the History Relevance Value Statement and declaring the importance of teaching and learning history. To celebrate, Billings Farm is urging history fans to post a selfie enjoying their favorite…

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…