The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA Vermont) has released a short film, "Organic Matters", about the importance of organic food and agriculture to human and environmental health. This 9-minute video…features certified organic farmers across Vermont talking about why they believe in certified organic, how it defines their approach to their land and to food production, and why organic is important to the overall food movement.
Study confirms profitability of raising dairy beef in New Hampshire
Although the returns may be modest and always subject to the whims of the market, there’s money to be made in raising dairy beef in New Hampshire, a recently released study concluded.…
“Is it going to be a silver bullet for dairy farmers? No,” Lunak said of raising dairy beef. But doing so is yet another way that dairy farmers — continually under economic strain caused by low milk prices — can develop a supplemental income.
A guardedly optimistic summary of the study says you can make some money if, among other things, you keep calves healthy; have them living in a clean space; and feed them only whole-shelled corn, which vigilant farmers should buy in bulk to ensure they aren’t paying too much.
I’ve finally figured it out: The clock tower on the F. W. Webb building — at the intersection of Route 120 & Etna Road — isn’t actually intended to tell the time at all…it’s an art installation about the idea of time!