Monthly Archives: November 2009

Local Reading on Local Grain

Here is a collection of articles on local grain from … “Green Mountains and Amber Waves” Vermont’s re-emerging grain sector (Fall 2007) ““Bread and Horses” Good Companion Bakery & CSA (Winter 2009) ““Jack Lazor and the Graining of Vermont” (Spring … Continue reading

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Vermont Historical Grain Production (Or, we did it once … )

At one point, Vermont was considered the breadbasket of the nation. Based on data from the census of agriculture, production peaked around 1850, at roughly 536 thousand bushels. In the early 188′s canals, then railroads pushed west, providing cheap transportation, … Continue reading

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