U.S. Labor Secretary Visiting VTC

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will be in Randolph Tuesday, touring a dairy farm at Vermont Technical College. She’s here to highlight a training program that supports agricultural businesses.

U.S. Ag Official Visiting Vt., NH

A U.S. Department of Agriculture official is visiting farms in Vermont and New Hampshire to discuss how the growing agricultural economy is helping to create jobs and expand local and regional food systems.

Largest Vermont Farm Show Opens

This year’s Vermont Farm Show is the biggest one so far. The annual event opened Tuesday at its new location at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction. Audio Postcard: Sounds From the Farm Show

Study Finds Meat Processing Bottleneck

As interest in local food grows, some meat producers have said a lack of slaughterhouses is holding back their ability to expand. But a new study shows that existing facilities are not being used consistently throughout the year.