hay fields with trees and hills in distance - Morristown Vermont

Morristown Gains New Farm Owners and Wetlands Protection

The Stowe area welcomed the conservation of the Valcour farm in Morristown and its sale to new farm owners, Jesse and Marelene Hursh. The 175-acre farm was conserved in mid-April by family members and sold to long-time farmers Jesse and Marlene Hursh, with assistance from the Vermont Land Trust and support from the Stowe Land Trust.

woman farmer standing in her vineyard - Working with her seven-person team, Krista’s already planted 2,000 vines in Isle La Motte.

The Sky’s the Limit

VLT has raised $15 million to put 200 new farmers on the land over the next decade. As part of this effort, VLT is leasing land in Isle La Motte to Krista Scruggs for her farm business.