Agricultural Land Donated to Vermont Technical College

In a little over a year, some Vermont Technical College agriculture students will begin living and working on a beautiful dairy farm in Norwich. The million dollar property, called Norwich Farms, was donated to the school to help expand its curriculum into real-world farming.

The historic complex is a cluster of classic red barns and a house on almost 350 acres of prime, rolling farmland only about two miles from town. It was donated by Andy Sigler, a longtime friend of Vermont Tech. The college is partnering with the Upper Valley Land Trust to fund a hands-on, 24-7 curriculum for about 12 students who will live and work on the dairy farm each term.

More at http://digital.vpr.net/post/donated-vtc-norwich-farm-will-become-dorm-and-classroom-ag-students

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