Jennifer Megyesi lives with her son, five cats, and a goofy
Labrador retriever on Fat Rooster Farm in Royalton, Vermont.
Geoff Hansen is a photographer and editor at the Valley News in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He has published in Newsweek, USA Today, and The New York Times. He lives in Tunbridge, Vermont, with his wife, daughter, and two beagles.
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