Agriculture and Chittenden County Communities: A Listening Forum for Farmers and Local Decisionmakers
Agriculture, Land Use
Growth and development put pressures on Vermont agriculture. This is especially true in Chittenden County. Although new developments consume land that was previously farmed, agriculture continues to play an important role in the region’s character and economy. In order to understand local agricultural decisions, it is important to understand farmers perceptions of how the community, as well as the economy, impacts them.