CEO Of VSAC Retiring After 42 Years

Vermont Edition speaks with outgoing CEO of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, Don Vickers about the landscape of higher ed financing and the tension between the economic imperative of getting a degree, and the finding the money to pay for it:

Herbal Medicine

Dandelion for indigestion? Lemon Balm for stress? Mushrooms for hay fever? Plants have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. We’ll explore some of the benefits and drawbacks of herbal medicine with Guido Masé, author of the new book The Wild Medicine Solution.

Exhibit Profiles Early Organic Farmers

Agricultural writer and editor, Susan Harlow, talks with Vermont Edtion about a new exhibit at the Vermont History Museum that brings to life the stories of some small-scale farmers in the 60s and 70s who were among the first to pioneer organic farming methods.

ANR Shuts Down Moretown Landfill

The Agency of Natural Resources announced Thursday that it’s shutting down the Moretown Landfill. The decision to deny the operator’s application for continued operation comes after hundreds of odor complaints were filed in the last year and a half. ANR says Moretown Landfill tried to control odor problems but was unsuccessful in reducing the number of complaints.