Sen. Bernie Sanders meets in his U.S. Senate office in Washington, D.C., with (L to R) Cynthia Mann, director of Medicaid and State Operations for the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Commissioner Michael Hartman of the Vermont Department of Mental Health, and Angela Brice-Smith, deputy director of surveys and certification for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Photo by the U.S. Senate Photo Studio.
Senator Bernie Sanders visited the very impressive Tangletown Farm in Middlesex. Owners Dave Robb and Lila Bennett raise organic pasture-based chickens, ducks, pheasants, turkeys, pork, beef, and rabbit. These native Vermonters and their kids are working hard to develop sustainable agriculture in Vermont. To learn more about Tangletown Farm visit their web site at http://www.tangletownfarm.com/ .
Felicia Graham of Springfield, Vt., Hannah Isham of Essex Junction, Vt., and Elizabeth Nunnikhoven of South Londonderry, Vt. met with Senator Sanders in his Washington office on October 8, 2009. The students were in DC to participate in the National Youth Leadership Conference.