Vermont Secretary of Agriculture, Food, and Markets, Chuck Ross, has issued the following statement regarding Green Mountain College’s intention to slaughter two oxen:


Vermont Agency of Agriculture, 802-828-2430

Monday, October 29, 2012

“A sustainable food system is a complicated web. It involves many participants. The slaughter of animals by those able and interested in eating meat has been part of the human experience since the beginning of recorded history. Doing so in a humane fashion is standard practice today, and subject to regulatory oversight.

Vermont Working Lands Enterprise Fund and Initiative Launches



Noelle Karla Sevoian, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, 802-585-9072

Monday, September 24, 2012

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets is pleased to announce the creation of the Working Lands Enterprise Board (WLEB), a newly appointed board which will create and execute a fast-paced timeline to support investment in Vermont’s working landscape.