“When things are insecure, it’s not a bad idea to produce more food,” said Angus Baldwin as he deftly cut and bound flat-leaf parsley. “I wasn’t sure if we’d be selling or giving it away this year, but I figured there would be a need for it.” Angus operates the nonprofit West Farm on VLT’s Brewster Uplands Conservation Trust property in Jeffersonville. The parsley was destined for the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program, one of several partners Angus is working with this year to get healthy food in the hands of those who need it.
News: VLT, VYCC, and ShiftMeals, a program that provides healthy food to people affected by the COVID-19 economic crisis, are working together on a 1-acre garden at Bluffside Farm in Newport to increase food production and food access in the NEK.
A construction company has been selected to build the long-awaited trail connector at Newport’s Bluffside Farm, a VLT project. Construction will begin this summer on a gravel, multi-use path and a wooden boardwalk across Scott’s Cove.
Come spring, Bluffside Farm will bustle with development on a proposed trail connector, educational programming, and maintenance projects.
The proposed Bluffside Farm trail connector will result in a seven-mile, car-free, recreational trail connecting downtown Newport with trails in Canada. The Vermont Land Trust and contractors presented project updates […]