14 Reasons Why We Love Vermont Farmers

Montpelier, Vt. – Every year, the 14th day of February is a chance to express love, affection and friendship to the people we care about most. Whether it’s sharing a taste of local whipped cream atop a sweet maple dessert with that special someone or a toast to good times aside a delicate backcountry wine crafted from rooted in Vermont grapes, a Vermont farmer is there for you.

To show gratitude on this Valentine’s Day, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets is sharing 14 reasons why we love our farmers:

  1. Local food tastes great
  2. They preserve the rural landscape
  3. They provide Vermont with many types of jobs
  4. We love a cold glass of milk
  5. They work 7 days a week to put local food on our tables
  6. Food does not grow in the supermarket
  7. They work in acres, not hours
  8. We love great cheese
  9. We love a beautiful Vermont barn
  10. Mmmmmmmm, Maple
  11. Vermont hops make awesome Vermont beer
  12. We love apples, pumpkins, and a great corn maze
  13. My CSA produce is fresh from the field
  14. They’re our neighbors and friends

Why do you love our farmers? Let us know on FacebookTwitter and Instagram with the hashtag #VtFarmLove.