University Programs Raise Crop of New Farmers

Caleb Kenna for The Chronicle

Susie Walsh Daloz, right, directs the U. of Vermont's organic-farming program, one of a few in the nation.
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On a soggy, raw October morning, in a far corner of the University of Vermont's Hort Farm, a dozen students gather by a picnic table and survey their three-quarter-acre plot. Since spring, as part of Vermont's first farmer-training program, they have...

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