Farmers stay on the job in crisis — but it's not easy

KIANA FRENCH, GREENHOUSE manager at Last Resort Farm in Monkton, sorted purple Peruvian fingerling potatoes for market this past week. Like many farmers around the state, Last Resort faces a number of uncertainties because of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo courtesy of Silas Doyle-Burr/Last Resort Farm

MONKTON — Like farmers everywhere right now, Silas Doyle-Burr of Last Resort Farm in Monkton is struggling with a lot of uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic unfolds.

Shoreham community array comes online

DANIEL COOPERIDER, Interfaith Climate Action Network; Lee Dowgiewicz, Co-op Insurance; Ben Marks, Acorn Energy Co-op board; Peter Lynch, Shoreham selectboard; Edwina Ho, landowner; and Nils Behn of Aegis cut the ribbon of Acorn Energy’s new solar array in Shoreham this past Saturday. Photo/Greg Pahl

SHOREHAM — After years of delays, the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Acorn Energy Solar 2 (AES2), the community solar project developed by the Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op of Middlebury, was held on S


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