Hosted by Windham County Farm Bureau and Chip and Carlene Hellus of Fowl Mountain Farm 42 Hemlock Hill Dr., Dummerston, VT. We encourage all to attend. The Board meeting starts at 10 a.m. Legislative Director Lyn Des Marais is asking board members to present their top three Legislative Priorities.
Five Democrats and two Republicans competed for their parties’ nominations in the August 9 primary elections, which were both competitive. Sue Minter won the Democratic primary, and Phil Scott won the Republican primary. Legislative Director Lyn Des Marais had the opportunity to observe them debate in June.
As the summer winds down there’s no shortage of educational and enjoyable Ag events in August. Open Farm week kicked off on Monday, August 15. Over ninety farms are participating throughout the state. The Caledonia Country Fair starts August 24
Along with managing his farm this summer VTFB president Joe Tisbert has been actively advocating for Vermont Farm Bureau members in both the state and in Washington D.C. Joe offers insight and updates on the RAPs, GMO Labeling, the Farm Bill and more.