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News & Announcements F&W Strategic Planning Update/Progress Report

We are now about two thirds of the way through the strategic planning process, with a completed plan expected by the date of the January 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting. Adam Keller and Andrea Taylor, two current trustees, are co-clerking the committee. Rebecca Geary and Thomas Henning are the lead staff liaisons. Matt Visser, of […]

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News & Announcements January Board Meeting

The Farm & Wilderness Board meets four times a year – in a major northeast city in January and in Vermont in May, August (on the day before Fair), and October. According to the F&W By-Laws, the Board is “responsible for the investment, use, and expenditure of all funds and property of the corporation and […]

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News & Announcements A Year in Pictures

Before we turn our eyes to summer 2019, we want to take a moment and look back.  Check out our top ten most liked photos on Instagram from 2018.      

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News & Announcements Goodbyes, Hellos & a Bear

This weekend, starting on Friday we say goodbye to the first session overnight campers, while welcoming the second session folks. Our “end-to-end” Long Trail Questers groups, the Taylors and Robins, are about 150 miles into their journey. Full season campers are in for a treat, with an all-camp activity in Killington, then camp games and […]

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News & Announcements F&W and Ninevah Foundation on Vermont Public Radio

Farm & Wilderness & Ninevah Foundation Executive Director, Rebecca Geary is on VPR talking about the two organizations new affiliation. Listen below!

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News & Announcements Farm & Wilderness and the Ninevah Foundation Join Forces

Last weekend, the Boards of the Farm & Wilderness Foundation and Ninevah Foundation agreed to join forces to conserve Lake Ninevah and its surrounding land, which have long been used and beloved by the F&W community. Through this letter, we want to share with you the key points of this new relationship, as well as […]

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News & Announcements “We want Al! We want Al!”

There was something special about Al Hicks—and it wasn’t just the legendary sticky buns or Sunday dinners served at noon. Campers would chant, “We want Al, we want Al,” and he would eventually appear, wave and return to his kitchen. Al didn’t care for attention, but “when you met Al, you wanted to know him […]

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Flying Cloud A New Partnership with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

Earlier this week, Rebecca Geary and I visited the St. Regis Mohawk tribe in Akwesasne on the border of New York and Canada. We toured the reservation with Mr. Tsiorasa Barreiro, who serves as the Executive Director of the tribe, and Tom Cook, son of Bill “Flying Cloud” Cook. The St. Regis River separates the […]

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News & Announcements Changes to Facebook

Dear Farm & Wilderness On-line Community, You might have heard that Facebook’s news feed will soon de-emphasize content from businesses including non-profits, like Farm & Wilderness. If you continue to depend on Facebook for F&W posts, please go to our Facebook page and choose “See First” in news feed preferences to make sure you always […]