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Area sugarers make sweet deal

Talking about the economics of maple for small farmers, though, Krieg was less enthused. “It became really apparent to me that the small farmers are having a really tough time and are going to have an even tougher time surviving,” he said of his experience in the maple industry.

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John Klar: Regenerative politics in the Vermont GOP

Conservatives must lead Vermont in initiatives supporting regenerative agriculture and small, local farms. This is an imperative to benefit Vermont’s economy, craft a sensible environmental policy to present to voters, and expose the multiple problems with progressive “initiatives” in renewable energy.