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But apparently … that’s a national thing … that Vermont celebrated (or, as they said, recognized). That’s according to the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, who provided the video and photos below for the national even that took place March 1 through 7.

According to the agency, the week is “a time to recognize the important role of weights and measures regulatory programs across the country.

“The date of this year’s Weights and Measures Week is significant as it marks the signing of the first Weights and Measures law by John Adams on March 2, 1799. Throughout the country, thousands of weights and measures inspectors work diligently to enforce laws designed to not only protect consumers but to also develop a level playing field in commerce wherever a weight or measure is involved.”

Weights! Measures!

Testing 1,000 lb. weights in the Weights & Measures Metrology Laboratory.

Equipment used for checking packages for accurate weight in grocery stores.

Mike Larose testing a vehicle scale using the heady duty scale test truck and weights.

Sorry we missed it, y’all. We’ll mark our calendars for next year.