Perspectives Podcast 003 – Ownership Transfer of a Farm

Perspectives Podcast 003 – Ownership Transfer of a Farm

In the third episode of the Perspectives Podcast, we talk with Attorney, Mike Wool, about the details of farm ownership transfer, how to avoid unnecessary taxes, as well as many other considerations you should think about when preparing to pass the farm on to the next generation.

Perspectives Podcast 002 – FSMA: Food Safety Modernization Act

Perspectives Podcast 002 – FSMA: Food Safety Modernization Act

In the second episode of the Perspectives Podcast, we discuss the sweeping effects that FSMA regulations will have on agricultural businesses in Vermont and beyond. Our guests include Louise Calderwood, government relations director of the Northeast Agribusiness & Feed alliance and former deputy secretary of Agriculture for the state of Vermont; as well as David Santos, co-owner and general manager of Phoenix Feeds and Nutrition. Listen in as we find out who it affects, the origins of FSMA in preventing bioterrorism, and if the new regulations will increase the cost of feed to farmers.

Perspectives Podcast 001 – Water Quality and Vermont House Bill 35

Perspectives Podcast 001 – Water Quality and Vermont House Bill 35

In this first episode, we bring dairy farmer and Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition Vice President, Ben Dykema, of Wilcon Farms in North Ferrisburg, Vt; Jane Clifford, of Clifford Farms, who is the Executive Director at the Green Mountain Dairy Farmers Cooperative Federation, and also part of the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition; and Louise Calderwood, a dairy industry consultant, expert on water quality issues, and professor at Sterling College, together to discuss the details of the recently passed H.35 water quality bill in Vermont.

Perspectives Podcast Ep 5 – Lt. Governor Phil Scott

Perspectives Podcast Ep 5 – Lt. Governor Phil Scott

Listen in on our casual conversation with Phil Scott, a small business owner, family man, racecar driver, and public servant. A born and raised Vermonter, he understands the opportunities and challenges faced by small businesses in the state and offers his take on these issues.

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What’s Cooking At Phoenix Feeds?

What’s Cooking At Phoenix Feeds?

Everyone needs something tasty and extraordinary once in a while. Why else do you find yourself at Dunkin’ Donuts three days a week? It’s because you’re looking for something out-of-the box: Something sweet, savory, and rewarding for your hard work.
What if you could do the same thing for your cows? Thanks to Phoenix Feeds’ Bakery Blend, now you can!

Each week, bakeries provide Phoenix Feeds & Nutrition with all of their bread-based pastries that were, sadly, left uneaten. Rather than let those delicious treats go to waste and into a landfill, Phoenix takes them on and combines them with additional nutrients to feed to clients’ herds. Not only does this keep costs low for our farmers, it assists other businesses in the area by helping to dispose of what would ordinarily go to waste. Feeding the Bakery Blend to your cows allows them to become much more efficient recyclers!

If you are interested in learning more about the Bakery Blend, or would like to have this great product delivered to your door, contact us at (802) 453-6684.