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Spotlight on Birch Rise Farm

By Suzy Hodgson “I was surprised that I could raise animals especially pigs and not feel terrified.  I’d grown up outside of Detroit so this experience was way outside my comfort zone,” says Kate Osgood, co-owner of Birch Rise Farm … Continue reading

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SARE Meets Social Sustainability on the Farm

The term “social sustainability” has recently entered my lexicon. Over the past two years,  I’ve been kicking around this term as part of a Vermont SARE professional development training for UVM Extension educators. The topic emerged from discussions with colleagues … Continue reading

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Farming & Motherhood*

This morning our family celebrated a milestone.  Our oldest child, Johnny, boarded a big yellow school bus and rode off into the horizon as a Kindergartener.  He was super excited and I managed to keep the tears to a manageable … Continue reading

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