Farmers to You links Vt.-area farmers to Boston

December 31, 2012 • Business

In this Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 photo, boxes of apples wait to be sorted at Farmers To You, in Berlin, Vt. The online distributor that delivers weekly bundles of Vermont-produced foods to more than 375 families in Boston is expanding to link even more Vermont farmers to consumers in the city far away. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

BERLIN, Vt. (AP) — Living in Boston, Julie Wormser can buy just about any piece of produce she wants for her small family. But the food she gets from Farmers to You — vegetables, cheeses, meats and milk trucked in weekly from largely Vermont farms — is fresher, she says, and arguably more convenient.

But she says she gets more out of it than that. It connects her to the farmers who grow the food, knowing that her purchases are supporting them, and links her, whether she likes it or not, to the seasons, having to give up lettuce and tomatoes for cabbage and other vegetables in winter.

She’d rather get apples from Vermont than organic apples from Chile.

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