NOFA-VT’s Journey Farmer program deadline approaching

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont is now accepting applications for the 2016 Journey Farmer Program, a two-year program for beginning farmers who are in the first few years of running their own farming enterprise in Vermont.

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Harvest Charlotte

Harvest is synonymous with food, and a repeated theme I’ve found is the difficulty of buying Charlotte farm products right here in town. This article focuses on what’s available around town and how the weather affects the harvest season. The growers I talked to are eager for—and in some cases actively pursuing—the means for getting their products to the most local of local consumers, but what’s available depends largely on the weather.

Not your everyday pizza joint

By Lawrence Dee | The Charlotte News Sixteen years ago when Jay and Marcia Vogler bought a wood-fired brick oven, it was primarily for personal use. The same went for their 64-acre spread, known as Bingham Brook Farm, on Hinesburg Rd. Marcia, co-owner and pastry chef, recalls that, “Originally, we started making pizza with it…