PETER JAMES, CO-OWNER of Monument Farms Dairy in Weybridge, talks with Congressman Peter Welch inside the farm’s calf barn Tuesday. Welch was in the county as part of an agricultural listening tour after being appointed last month to the House Agricultural Committee.
Independent photo/Trent Campbell
FERRISBURGH — This Tuesday, in a bright, airy room at Ferrisburgh’s Kimball Brook Farm, Congressman Peter Welch perched on a chair in a suit and wool socks and listened to owners Cheryl and J.D. DeVos speak about the dairy processing facility that they plan to open early this summer.