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Manure and food scrap digester to make fuel for college


August 21, 2019

SALISBURY, Vt. (AP) — Construction is underway at a Vermont dairy farm on a system that will turn cow manure and food scraps into renewable natural gas to help Middlebury College meet its goal of getting 100% of its energy from renewable sources and provide extra income for the farmer.

The groundbreaking for the anaerobic digester was held Tuesday at the Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury.

"We constantly seek innovative ways to be good stewards of the land and practice sustainable and viable agriculture," said Chase Goodrich, who is among the fourth generation of his family to operate thei...

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