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How Much Land Do You Need in Vermont?

Barn in Field During Fall in Vermont

How Much Land Do You Need in Vermont

The simple answer: you can support a family of 4 with 20 acres!

How'd we get there? Well, let's dig into the details!


For a non-vegetarian family, the general estimate is that you need about 200 square feet of garden space to allow for a harvest that feeds everyone year-round. So, for an average [...]

Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge

The Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds.

It consists of 6,729 acres, mostly wetland habitats, which support a variety of migratory birds and other wildlife. The 900 acre Maquam bog is designated as a Research Natural Area and the refuge was designated as an Important Bird Area in [...]