UPDATE: UVLT’s original closing date with VTC was May 5th. We have extended the closing date to June 15th so that VTC can provide some clarity about the date for equipment removal and other details related to encumbrances that must be addressed before we close on the property.

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UVLT and VTC Joint Statement on Norwich Farms

      To: Norwich Select Board From: Upper Valley Land Trust and Vermont Technical College Re: Joint Statement Regarding Norwich Farms Date: April 19, 2018 In 2015, Vermont Technical College accepted the Sigler Farm in Norwich as a gift, and the College created a semester-long residential educational experience for its agricultural students on the […]

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UVLT Prepares to Purchase Norwich Farm

UVLT is preparing to purchase about 6 acres of developed land on Turnpike Road in Norwich. The land is adjacent to UVLT’s Brookmead Conservation Area, 352 acres of forest and farmland with trails. The 6 acres is currently owned by Vermont Technical College (VTC). A number of barns and related structures are situated there along […]

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Norwich Comes Together About Dairy Cows

More than 500 people have signed a petition indicating their support for dairy farming at the Norwich Farms site on Turnpike Road. This is good news! Andrew Sigler rebuilt and expanded the barns as a non-profit demonstration farm in the 1990’s before ultimately donating the buildings and 358 acres of land to Vermont Technical College […]