looks at the kind of conditions technology companies need to start-up
and expand in Vermont – from infrastructure to a tech-savvy workforce.
Does Vermont embrace technology entrepreneurship?
The number of CSAs in Vermont has more than doubled in the past decade. We talkwith farmers Pete Johnson and Scout Proft about why they’re so popular, and how they fit into a model of sustainable agriculture. Also, a covered bridge in Newfane is up for sale, and we check in on loosening travel restrictions to Cuba.
Get a crash course on what you can and can’t recycle, how to set up a composting system in your backyard, and
what role all this plays in reducing our waste. Also, a
Vermont reporter in Havana updates us on an Upper Valley youth baseball team
that’s visiting Cuba.
group of 14 young baseball players from the Upper Valley are headed to Cuba to meet kids their age who are also crazy about the
Mitch Wertlieb speaks with their coaches, Ted Levin and John Carey.
VPR’s Jane Lindholm speaks with Rutland Herald reporter Bruce Edwards about a Burlington federal district court case that involves U.S. foreign policy toward Cuba, and the personal toll it takes on Cuban-American families.
There’s enormous speculation in Vermont’s political circles
about Anthony Pollina’s role in the 2008 campaign; Several Cuban-American
families are asking a federal court to lift travel restrictions that prevent
them from visiting relatives in Cuba; Vermont Yankee is running at 88 percent
of full power while a cooling tower that collapsed last year is brought back on
line; Flowers and messages of condolence are appearing in Middlebury for
Nichols Garza; and commentator Rebecca Coffey on dry cask storage at Vermont