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Vermonters Worried by 2013 Farm Bill

By Liia Koiv-Haus

November 28, 2012

Filed under Local

Vermont farmers have a lot at stake in the drafting of the 2012 Farm Bill, which is expected to include a record number of budget cuts due to the current state of the economy. The farm bill, which is renewed every five years, has b...

Marijuana Dispensaries Make Burlington Ballot

By Liia Koiv-Haus

October 3, 2012

Filed under Local

Along with the bike path tax, the Burlington City Council recently voted in favor of putting another new item on the ballot this November: a marijuana referendum. After hearing the public’s opinion at the polls, the city will...

Tour de Farms: Local Food and Local Fun

By Liia Koiv-Haus

September 19, 2012

Filed under Local

On Sept. 16, in Shoreham, Vt., 581 avid cyclists and foodies gathered for the 5th Annual Le Tour de Farms. Passionate about active lifestyles and local foods, it comes as no surprise that Vermonters  host the popular "Tour...