Community Supported Agriculture gains in popularity

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From carrots to arugula, and free range chickens to jars of honey, CSAs, or Community Supported Agriculture programs, deliver locally grown food to members all season long. CSAs work like a subscription, customers pay a farmer up front, and then receive weekly deliveries straight from the farm.  In the past decade, the number of farmers running CSAs has more than doubled in Vermont.  We look into their popularity with Pete Johnson, who runs Pete’s Greens in Craftsbury, and Scout Proft, of Someday Farm in East Dorset. (Listen)

Also, residents of the southern Vermont village of Williamsville in the town of Newfane got a
surprise recently. They discovered their covered bridge listed as free for the taking in the classified section of the Burlington Free Press. Susan Keese brings us the rest of the story. (Listen)

And, four Vermonters may drop their lawsuit against the federal government over restrictions on Cuban Americans to visit relatives in Cuba. That’s because of a recent change in policy by the Obama administration.  Bruce Edwards has been covering this storyfor the Rutland Herald and he joins us with an update. (Listen)


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