The spike in farms can be seen statewide. They are more diverse than they used to be, and probably a response from young people who "want to know where their foods comes from" and have taken direct action.
Feb 12, 2009 Brattleboro Reformer
Though the use of new portable greenhouse techniques, one farmer is looking to extend his local food growing season year-round -- in Northern Vermont.
Feb 7, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
Middlebury College students have been commissioned to simply get to know Starksboro, Vermont for a semester. The hope is that their findings will help develop a plan that embraces growth while upholding the things unique to the small town.
Dec 5, 2008 The New York Times
Education, higher incomes and the availability of healthy food choices contribute to making Burlington, Vermont America's healthiest city.
Nov 17, 2008 CNN
<p>The Vermont legislature passed a bill that encourages residential construction in village and town centers by offering tax credits and reducing permitting requirements. 20% of the homes and rental units must be affordable.</p>
Jun 3, 2008 Barre Montpelier Times Argus Online
<p>By day, Nicole Losch works on the Sidewalk Strategic Plan for Burlington Public Works. But in the evenings, look out.</p>
May 23, 2008 WCAX-TV
<p>A bill intended to expand the stock of affordable housing in Middlebury, Vermont, is coming under criticism for actually making it harder for developers to build affordable housing.</p>
Mar 26, 2008 Addison County Independent
<p>Measures are moving forward in Connecticut and Vermont that would protect the rights of residents to dry their laundry on clotheslines -- an act many opponents say drives down property values.</p>
Mar 13, 2008 The Boston Globe
<p>Despite thousands of signatures in its support, a proposed law that would have banned public nudity in the city of Brattleboro, Vermont, was voted down recently. A temporary ban will end next month.</p>
Aug 25, 2007 NPR
<p>In the wake of a recent wave of people roaming naked in its streets, the Vermont town of Brattleboro is considering imposing a ban on public nudity. Vermont has no state laws against the act.</p>
Jul 20, 2007 The Boston Globe