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Montpelier, VT 05633-5301
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  • Sen. Robert Starr
  • Sen. Randy Brock
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte
  • Rep. John O'Brien
  • Heather Darby
  • Jackie Folsom
  • Nick Richardson
  • Dan Smith

Task Force to Revitalize the Vermont Dairy Industry



July 12, 2021

109 State Street, Room 267

Last Updated 1/4/2022 2:04 PM

Meetings are livestreamed here


9:00 AM                   Overview of Task Force work

Sen. Robert Starr, Co-Chair


9:10 AM                   Milk Purchasers in Vermont

Tom Gates, Values Led Dairy Specialist, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream (9:10 AM)

Cheryl Pinto, Values Led Sourcing Manager, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream (9:10 AM)

Rolf Carlson, Commonwealth Dairy (9:40 AM)

Catherine DeRonde, Vice President, Agri-Mark (10:10 AM)


10:40 AM                   Break


10:50 AM                   Milk Purchasers in Vermont

Jon Rooney, Owner, Monument Farms Dairy (10:50 AM)

Mateo Kehler, Owner, Jasper Hill Farms (11:20 AM)


11:50 AM                   Planning next meeting


12:00 PM                   Adjourn