Shelburne Vineyard’s newest residents: Greylaine Farm sheep settle in to graze among the grapevines

Shelburne Vineyard’s newest residents: Greylaine Farm sheep settle in to graze among the grapevines

MARIA MERCIECA Correspondent On May 18, Shelburne Vineyard welcomed five Suffolk sheep from Greylaine Farm in Charlotte to graze under their vines to their hearts’ content. The project, titled “Feasibility of Integrating Sheep into Vermont Vineyards: An Initial Look at Ecologic and Economic Benefits,” is the first collaboration of its kind in New England. Thanks… Read More »

Calendar

Calendar

May 25 & 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Roadhouse Studios, 207 Webster Rd., Shel-burne See this artwork on display and more during the 27th Vermont Open Studio Weekend which features 220 artists showing at 153 sites around the state. Other participating Shelburne loca-tions include Shelburne Pond Studios and Sculpture Exhibit, 1260 Pond Rd. and the studio… Read More »

Shelburne Farmers Market opening May 25

ROSALYN GRAHAM Correspondent Vendors, shoppers, foodies and families are poised for an important annual event on Saturday: the opening of Shelburne Farmers Market. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the market will celebrate the beginning of  its 14th year  on the Shelburne Parade Ground as a great resource for locally-sourced food, as well as a… Read More »

Self-contained: Steel shipping crates become modern home

Self-contained: Steel shipping crates become modern home

TOMMY GARDNER Stowe Reporter Sean Gyllenborg’s and Pam Cushman’s newest edifice is about the size of a small mobile home, and the main components in its construction are so mobile, they’ve come from halfway around the world. There’s nothing pre-fab about this home in Morristown, however. Well, maybe the fab part. The house is made… Read More »

Create container gardens for every occasion

Create container gardens for every occasion

Make every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary parties or other special celebrations. Pick a color scheme appropriate for the occasion or a variety of colors and shapes sure to add a festive touch. Look for opportunities to include edible and flower filled planters. Set containers at your front… Read More »

View from the Bench: How pro bono works

SUZANNE BROWN After 32 years as a practicing attorney handling various family issues, I now sit “behind the bench” serving as one of the two Chittenden Superior Court Assistant Judges. Thank you for electing me to this four-year term position. Family Court is a very busy court. I’m sure that you may have friends or… Read More »

MENTOR Vermont hosts symposium

MENTOR Vermont will convene the 2019 Vermont Mentoring Symposium at the Waterbury State Office Complex Thursday, May 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This daylong conference is the only professional development and networking opportunity of its kind focused on youth mentoring in Vermont and will bring together more than 50 youth mentoring program staff, board… Read More »

Consider growing the mighty sweet potato in Vermont

Consider growing the mighty sweet potato in Vermont

JEAN PARKER UVM Extension Have you ever considered growing sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas)? Or have you always heard that they can’t be grown in Vermont, so have never planted any in your garden? I tried to grow them a few years ago when someone gave me several sweet potato slips. Without any knowledge, I planted… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Ukulele lessons Instructor Clare Innes will help you to make chords, strum smoothly and gain confidence in playing along with others. Bring a ukulele, an electronic clip-on tuner, and an adventurous spirit. For those with left-hand, baritone, or low-G ukuleles, the ability to translate chords yourself is needed. Participants must be 18 years or older.… Read More »

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