Meeting for Local Orchardists (Putney, VT, June 14)

Sorry I won’t be able to make this but anyone from the fruit industry who wants to share your experiences relating to the May 18 freeze is welcome to join. And if you haven’t contacted FSA yet, be sure to do so. -TB


Local orchardists and other growers are invited to a meeting on June 14 at 7:30 pm at Green Mt Orchards , West Hill Rd, Putney, Vt. with State Sen. Wendy Harrison and State Rep. Mike Mrowicki along with UVM Agriculure Extension Agent Vern Grubinger.

The meeting is for local food producers to share about their losses from the severe freeze that occurred in May. Estimates are that almost all of the local apple and peach crops have been wiped out for this year. Other growers have also experienced losses and your local legislators want tom assess the damage and try and find ways to help.

The meeting is open to the public. Any grower who has experienced a loss is encouraged to attend or to contact by email; Sen. Harrison wharrison or Rep. Mrowicki mmrowicki

Mike Mrowicki

Vermont State Representative
Windham4 District- Putney& Dummerston