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Building Heritage restores last intact farmstead in Burlington, Rutland Herald, January 19, 2019

City Market donates nearly $20,000 from 21st annual tree sale, Vermont Biz, January 22, 2019

Egg producers strive to keep up with increased demand, Anne Wallace Allen, Vermont Digger, February 25, 2019

10 March Festivals in Vermont and New Hampshire You Don't Want to Miss! Weekend Wanderers, Daily UV, March 1, 2019.

The Intervale's Half Pint Farm Transitions to New Owners, Melissa Pasanen, Sevendays, June 4, 2019

100 Things to do in Vermont, Experience Vermont, June 2019

23 Best Wedding Venues in Burlington, Vacation Idea, August 2019




Vermont Land Trust works with farms to buy West Haven farm, Vermont Digger, November 21, 2018

The Co-op Farming Model Might Help Save America’s Small Farms, Annelise Jolley, Civil Eats, October 2, 2018

Another Great Summervale Season at the Intervale Center, Vermont Digger, August 14, 2018

Beavers, Bees and Bad Policies: Wildlife in the News, Ken Picard, Seven Days, August 15, 2018

Pioneering Cheese-makers Orb Weaver Transition their Farm, Melissa Pasanen, July 12, 2018

2018 Grantees Working Lands Enterprise Fund Announced, Vermont Biz, June 7, 2018

Eat This Week, Hannah Palmer Egan, Seven Days, July 4, 2018

This Burlington Farmer's Crop Shares Her African Roots, Kymelya Sari, Seven Days, May 30, 2018

Rotarians Take On Tree Planting Colchester Sun, May 24, 2018

Blessing Seeds Restoring A Legacy, Mike Frett, St. Albans Messenger, May 14, 2018

Celebrating Arbor Day Planting Trees, Vermont Biz, April 24, 2018

In Montana, houses are replacing farmland Erika Fredrickson, Montana Gap, January 15, 2018





Local Non-Profit Makes Farm to Fridge Possible in Burlington, Torrance Gaucher My Champlain Valley, October 9, 2017

Farmers rally to protect organic label, Don Amato, 3WCAX, October 8, 2017

Intervale Food Hub to Begin Home Delivery, Suzanne Podhaizer, Seven Days, October 3, 2017

Welch Tours Burlington's Intervale Center to Inspire Farm Bill, Rebecca Reese, My Champlain Valley, September 29, 2017

Schooling the Successful Farmer, Jacqueline Grady Smith, To Market Magazine, September 23, 2017

Patagonia supports Intervale Center with staff volunteer day, Williston Observer, June 29, 2017

Groups Help Bee, Butterfly Populations with Flowers, Grass, Lisa Rathke, Brattleboro Reformer, June 19, 2017

At Butterworks Farm, a Family Faces Succession Seven Days, June 14, 2017

Beginning Farmer Panel Talks Challenges of Staying Profitable Lancaster Farming, June 1, 2017

Vermont Gas, Intervale Center Partner in Joint Tree Planting Campaign Vermont Gas, May 18, 2017

5 ways to explore Burlington, Vt.  Gina Vercesi, Boston Globe, April 21, 2017

Young Charlotte farmer bolstered by land conservation  Dorothy Pellet, Burlington Free Press, February 25, 2017







“From Dumping Ground to Locavore Heaven” Mark Petersen and Taylor Gee, POLITICO Magazine, November 17th, 2016

“America’s First All-Renewable-Energy City” Colin Woodward, POLITICO Magazine, November 17th, 2016

“A Wall for the Ages in Burlington’s Intervale” Rachel Elizabeth Jones, Seven Days Live Culture, October 23rd, 2016

What Works, and Doesn’t, About Farmers Markets?” Suzanne Podhaizer, Sevendaysvt.com, July 19th, 2016.

“A ‘Smart’ Green Tech Hub in Vermont Reimagines the Status Quo” Constance Gustke, New York Times, July 20th, 2016

“Take a tour of Burlington’s Intervale This Friday”Local 44 Morning Brew, July 20th, 2016

“Strengthening Community Food Systems: An Interview with Mandy Fischer” , Tomas Vrba, foodtank, May 10, 2016

“UVM and Burlington Parks Department Plant Over 500 Trees in City’s Newest Park” VTDigger.org, May 4, 2016

“Farming into the Future”  Tommy Gardner, Stowe Reporter, March 3, 2016

“Multi-level Governmental Support Paves the Way for Local Food in Chittenden County, Vermont” Growingfoodconnections.org

“Vermont’s Intervale Center’s Food Rescue Provides Fresh Produce for Methadone Clinic Patients”  Laura Hurst, Resilience.org, January 19, 2016

“How To Have An Eco-Friendly Wedding, Because You And Your Partner Love The Earth, Too”  Caitlin Frauton, Bustle.com, January 10, 2016

“Thinking Like a Watershed” Trevien Stanger, BurlingtonFreePress.com, January 3, 2016




“8 New Local Vendor Ties Changing the Way We Eat”  Riley Neugebauer, Farmtoinstitution.org, December 10, 2015

“The 13 Hottest American Cities for 2016” Melissa Stanger, Mailtribune.com, December 4, 2015

“Burlington Woman Finds the Past in a 76-Year-Old Nutshell” Alice Levitt, SevenDaysvt.com, October 21, 2015

“Former Drug Users Receive Farm-Fresh Produce Through New Program” NECN.com, October 19, 2015

“Waterway Sidewalks: Native Trees and Shrubs” Rachel Carter, Cornell University, October 5, 2015

Puerto Rican agricultural activists tour Vt. farms” Alexei Rubenstien, WCAX.com, September 11, 2015

“Groups Team Up to Provide Weekly Free Food Share” Christine Souders, MyChamplainValley.com. August 24, 2015

“UVM dining to buy Intervale Food Hub veggies” Sally Pollak, Burlington Free Press. August 21, 2015

“Spots to enjoy music and dinner outside” Joel Banner, Burlington Free Press. August 13, 2015

“Inside a Vermont Fresh Network Partnership” Lynn Monty, Shelburne News. July 29, 2015

Seconds of Summer: All Hail Summervale” Stacey Brandt, SevenDaysvt.com, July 14, 2015

“From haybales to cupolas” Hannah Marshall, StoweToday.com. April 27, 2015

NonProfit Spotlight: Intervale Center” Stephanie Eiring, Burlington VT Momsblog. March 24, 2015

“Thousands of trees get start at city nursery” Sally Pollak, Burlington Free Press. March 19, 2015

Nice weather brings folks out to Wintervale” WCAX.com. February 22, 2015

“Celebrating Winter at Intervale” FOX 44. February 22, 2015




“Food Hubs Link Consumers With Locally Grown Food”  The Associated Press, The New York Times. December 27, 2014

“Skiing Close to Home” Pamela Hunt, Best of Burlington. Winter 2014-15

“Intervale Center – Still More Projects” Commonweeder, Pat Leuchtman. November 8, 2014.

“Vermont organizations chosen for new Good Food Org Guide” Danielle Nierenberg, VT Digger. October 27, 2014

“Vegetable gleaning program struggles to keep up demand” Judy Simpson, WCAX. October 21, 2014

“UVM to offer nation’s first food hub certificate program” Mitch Wertlieb, Melody Bodette & Angela Evancie, VPR. October 9, 2014

“Burlington, VT: Green is just how it’s done” K.C. Compton, Mother Earth News. October/November 2014

“Vermont receives $2.3 million from USDA aimed at creating jobs” WCAX news. September 12, 2014

“Fall Classes, Fall Harvest: Program Supplies Local Food to Burlington College Students” Steve Zind, VPR. September 9, 2014

“Celebrate Food, Music and Community at Summervale” Pamela Hunt, Best of Burlington. Summer 2014

“Intervale’s Thursday Soirees Begin” Hannah Palmer Egan, Seven Days. July 2, 2014

“Farm Labor Expert Reacts to Vermont Migrant Workers’ Isolation” Angela Evancie, VPR. June 18, 2014

“Working Lands Enterprise Board announces $1.1 million in grants to 37 Vermont entrepreneurs and providers” Vermont Biz. June 18, 2014

“A web-based tool to coordinate gleaners statewide is unveiled” VT Digger. May 1, 2014

“Burlington City Market – the Dish: A Series for Inquisitive Eaters” Channel 17/Town Meeting Television. April 14, 2014

“Farmers’ market philanthropist Alice Waters visits Burlington” Sally Pollak, Burlington Free Press. April 4, 2014

“Vermont foodies reflect on the influence of local food guru Alice Waters” Sally Pollak, Burlington Free Press. March 28, 2014

“Chewing the (Local, Organic) Fat with Alice Waters” Alice Levitt, Seven Days. March 20, 2014

“Farm Numbers Show Positive Trends” Michael Page, My Champlain Valley/ABC 22. February 22, 2014

“Intervale Celebrates Wintervale” WPTZ. February 17, 2014

“Enjoying the Intervale’s winter offerings” Melissa Howell, WCAX. February 16, 2014

“Cellblock to workforce: Job training for Vermont prison inmates” NECN. January 26, 2014

“Concrete Progress: Tending Nature” Peter Brewitt, The Orion Blog. January 15, 2014



 “River Bank Tree Planting” Vermont Standard. November 21, 2013

“New rules could have consequences for Vermont farmers” My Champlain Valley/ABC 22. November 2013

“USDA grants to help specialty crop farmers” Associated Press, WPTZ. October 6, 2013

“Burlington Mayor’s Show: Mayor Miro Weinberger and Travis Marcotte” Channel 17/Town Meeting Television. September 25, 2013

“In Vermont, Innovation Advances Local Food Systems” FDA Voice. August 23, 2013

“Summer fun returns to Burlington” Deanna LeBlanc, WCAX. July 11, 2013

“Streamline Restoration with the Intervale Conservation Nursery” Amanda Cooper, Keurig Blog. July 9, 2013

“On the Waterfront: Intervale Center” Channel 17/Town Meeting Television. June 19, 2013

“Farming as a business: It’s as much about marketing as growing” Lynne Rossetto Kasper, The Splendid Table. March 25, 2013

“Wild Alaskan salmon direct to Vermont” Melissa Pasanen, Burlington Free Press. January 18, 2013

“Vt. ‘food hub’ expands to meet growing demand” Jack Thurston, NECN. January 17, 2013



 “Gleaning – An Ancient Idea for Modern Times” Amy Diehl, Gardener’s Supply

“Intervale announces new barn for distribution network” David Charns, WPTZ. August 31, 2012

“Intervale Center Nominated for Federal Grant” Charlie Gorra, WPTZ. July 18, 2012

“Finding and raising their voices” Melissa Pasanen, Burlington Free Press. July 8, 2012

“Presenting: The 15 Hottest American Cities Of The Future”  Jennifer Polland, Business Insider. June 26, 2012

“Family Farming in 2012 at the Elmer Farm” by Marcie Bolton, The Valley Voice. June 26, 2012

Part 1 and Part 2: “The New Face of Farming” WCAX.

“Intervale Tours Show Visitors New, and Old, Connections to the Land” Amy Lily, Seven Days. May 23, 2012

“Refugee Farmers Find Solace in a Floodplain” Patricia Lee Brown, New York Times. May 19, 2012

“ECHO E-Team at the Intervale” ECHO blog post. April 26, 201



“Sanders, New York Times Food Writer Visit Intervale Center” WCAX-Channel 3

“Mark Bittman and Bernie Sanders Visit Burlington Intervale” Alice Levitt, Blurt: Seven Days Staff Blog. November 25, 2011

“When the Uprooted Put Down Roots” Patricia Leigh Brown, New York Times. October 9, 2011

“Worries Vermont Farmers Could be Left Out to Dry” WCAX Channel 3. September 13, 2011

“Saving the Onions Becomes a Lesson in Community Spirit” Melissa Pasanen, Burlington Free Press. September 4, 2011

Volunteers Band Together to Help with Storm Recovery” Lynn Monty, Burlington Free Press. August 29, 2011

“Sharing the Bounty” Lauren Ober, Seven Days. July 20, 2011

“Tree Planting Along The Missisquoi River: Intervale Nursery Grows Trees for Conservation Projects” Bridget Butler, WPTZ-Channel 5 TV. April 22, 2011

“Plant. Weed. Blog: Vermont Farms and Social Media” Helen Labun Jordan, Vermont’s Local Banquet.Spring 2011

“Welch Looks for Ideas in New Role on Ag Committee” Burlington Free Press.  February 4, 201