Local farmers keen on farm bill; state’s congressmen, not so much

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Story

Eastern Connecticut farmers and hunger advocates said Wednesday they’ll be monitoring the status of a nearly trillion-dollar farm bill closely in the coming days — and for very different reasons.

“We need a farm bill and some security, and I’m hoping this will provide it,” said Paul Miller, owner of the Fairvue Farms dairy farm in Woodstock. “This was a compromise. But with all the gridlock in Washington, it’s better than nothing at all.”

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