Farmers work to bring grains back to Vermont

Up until the late 1800s, Vermont was known as the "bread basket" of the region.  But in the early 20th century, grain growing began to taper off, as production became cheaper and markets opened up in the Midwest.  Now some farmers are working to bring back grains like oats, barley and wheat on farms in Vermont. 

Vermont Grains

More farmers are growing wheat, oats, barley and other grains in Vermont.  Also, Burlington Free Press reporter Candace Page on the migration of Bicknell’s Thrushes.  And, the author of a book on Vermont "curiosities" shares his favorites.