A class of horticulture students from the River Valley Tech Center in Springfield helped tip the scales in favor of mother nature with a recent tree planting at Farm on the River.
After farming on leased land for decades, Matthew Kurek and Maggie Wood were looking for a farm of their own. Their search led them to Springfield, Vermont.
It’s summer in Jeffersonville, and the woodlands along the Brewster River are buzzing with cicadas. Children splash in the gorge below Vermont’s historic Grist Mill Covered Bridge. Visitors flock to the trails beyond, seeking shade and the chance to socialize, from a distance.
“Ten Vermont forestland owners, managing over 8,600 acres, are participating in the national, voluntary carbon market, earning $25 to $47 per acre, per year for the first ten years,” says Charlie Hancock, consulting forester and board member of Cold Hollow to Canada and VLT Trustee.
Wondering what we’ve been up to? The pandemic may have slowed some things down and halted others, but here at VLT we’ve been busy!