Vermont in Transition: The Future of Farming

Vermont agriculture is still largely dairy-based, but there’s a trend toward smaller farms and more diversity.  As part of our series Vermont in Transition, we look at how farming is changing and what these changes say about the future of agriculture in Vermont.

Debit cards arriving at farmers’ markets

More Vermont farmers’ markets are accepting debit cards and electronic food stamps this summer, making it easier for people to buy local produce, organic cheeses and homemade breads and pies.