With mud season under way throughout Vermont, farmers are eagerly
preparing for outdoor field plantings. Kara Fitzgerald, co-owner of Evening Song Farm in
Cuttingsville, says managing erosion is a key part of running a
Vermont is home to a remarkable number of people doing positive work in businesses and non-profits
around the globe. Fran Stoddard has been taking note of some of
these innovators as they bring the best of Vermont to international
development – like Green Mountain Coffee Roasters’ Rick Peyser.
Commentator Bill Schubart has been watching Vermont’s deployment of the
federal EB-5 program in Northern Vermont and, while he admires its
projected economic impact, he wonders about its broader strategy in
Deborah Luskin is celebrating Passover this
week. And she says the story of Exodus is one demonstration of how many different people
have fled their homelands in search of religious and political freedom
and economic opportunity in America.
And now we turn to our Sunday
Mike Martin was shocked to learn
that some staff members in the Montpelier School District will be
carrying guns to school. But this turns out to be Montpelier, Ohio. The
principal of Vermont’s Montpelier High School told him they’ll be taking
a different approach here, one that focuses on community and common
Tom Slayton reviews Vermont Poet Laureate Sydney Lea’s new book, "A North Country Life." The book celebrates the traditional culture of rural New England, in
which hunting and fishing are vital components.