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Rainfall and Flooding Roundup

A very rainy 2013 has impacted communities and ecosystems throughout Vermont. May and June were the wettest two-month consecutive stretch on record. Here are a few resources to learn more about how all of this water has impacted Vermont's food system.

Terri Hallenbeck, "Relentless rain takes toll down on Vermont farms," The Burlington Free Press.

Jennifer Reading, "Vt. Farmers Struggle to Salvage Growing Season," WCAX.com.

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Matt Sutkoski, "Weather Rapport," The Burlington Free Press.

The Barre Montpelier Times Argus, "FEMA Official Calls Recent Rains 'Extraordinary'."

Viola Gad, "With Strawberry Season a Lost Cause, Farmers Look to the Rest of the Harvest," VTDigger.

Ginger Vieira, "Why Are We Getting So Much Rain This Year, and Will It Ruin Our Summer?," Seven Days.

John Dillon, "Flood Worsen Lake Champlain As State, EPA Develop Clean-up Plan," VPR.

Peter Hirschfeld, "Rains Raise Worries of Pathogens In Waters," VPR.

Steve Zind, "Rain Creates Many Problems For Farmers," VPR.

Tatiana Schreiber, "The Future of Farming in a Wetter Vermont," Vermont's Local Banquet, Winter 2012.