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April Cultivating Connections E-Newsletter

Norris Berry Farm Changes Hands to Full Belly Farm

Norma Norris, renown local fruit grower has been tending the earth for as long as she she can remember. From a dairy background to becoming one of the states' preeminent berry and fruit growers, Norma is on to the next adventure. After working with the VT Land Trust, she found a young couple to take over the acreage and to call their own at this well known farm in Monkton.

Read more of this month’s Cultivating Connections.

Tour de Farms featured in The Local Motive series on VT PBS

This new, six-part series explores six separate aspects of Vermont's local food system: production, processing, distribution, farm to institution, the consumer and waste.

See ACORN's Tour de Farms segment from February 21, 2017. Click the image above to watch. The ACORN segment starts at 19 minutes, 50 seconds.


2016 Guide to Local Food & Farms is Now Out!

Pick up your free copy at Addison County food stores, restaurants, shops and cafes!

Your support for ACORN helps to build a stronger food culture and local economy in Vermont's Champlain Valley. Your donations make possible the Tour de Farms, matchmaking events and conferences, our Farm to School outreach, the Guide to Local Food and Farms, and more.

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