The farm fields in Highgate in far northwestern Vermont are wide, rolling, and open. The closer one gets to the Canadian border, the more the land flattens out. Driving north […]
Vermont’s forests are full of significance. They are spaces for work, play, and reflection; they reward careful stewardship with food for our tables, wood for building and heating our homes, and in spring, sweet maple syrup.
Sometimes harder to see, but no less real, are benefits like clean water and air, connected habitat, and protection from increasingly severe storms.
With our rich tradition of sugaring and an abundance of sugar maples, Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States despite its small size. The alchemy […]
As with many Vermont farms, growing feed for Fairmont Farm’s 2,800 Holsteins isn’t a set-it-and-forget-it process. Richard Hall of Fairmont Farm plants 1,550 acres of corn each year. The land […]