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Vermont

Strolling of the Heifers

Dairy cows in flower garlands, marching bands and Bernie paraded together on Saturday through downtown Brattleboro, Vermont, for the annual Strolling of the Heifers festival. Bernie has been a regular at the celebration of family farms and local agriculture since it began in 2001 when he was Vermont’s congressman. “We’ve had congressmen, senators, governors and lieutenant governors, but we’ve never had a presidential candidate,” Strolling of the Heifers founder Orly Munzing told the Brattleboro Reformer. When Bernie strolled past the parade reviewing stand, local radio personality “Fish” told the crowd that Sanders had been there for almost all of the …

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