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Welcome! You've found your access point to all the organizations, services, and educational opportunities for Vermont's new and aspiring farmers. We strive to keep our information current, comprehensive and easy to use.

We're here to help you connect with online and on-the-ground resources that will help you start and grow your farm business.
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Betsy Mattox

— Each year managing Spring Chicken Farm in Topsham has been different for Betsy Mattox, as she develops a sustainable model that suits her personality and makes room for other things in her life, which now include motherhood. Read More

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Basics of Safe Tractor Operation and Maintenance

Build your tractor skills at hands-on, small-group workshops. Get practice driving and hitching, or carrying out essential maintenance skills depending on the session you choose. Sessions in Aug., Sept. & Oct. Pre-registration required.

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