Where the local food thrives

Where the local food thrives

By Laurie Caswell Burke Freshly picked carrots, plump blueberries, and crisp red lettuce just taste better. Vermont’s vibrant working agricultural landscape continues to thrive. Summer begins the long awaited time of year to enjoy an abundance of local, fresh produce. Whether you have a garden plot, participate in a CSA, visit the farmer’s market, or […]

Cheers to the art of whiskey crafting

Cheers to the art of whiskey crafting

Story and photos by Lynn Monty Maple Rum and Rye Whiskey shimmered in clear glass bottles in the morning sun as Nicole LeBlond of Shelburne handed out samples from her Mad River Distillers booth at Shelburne Farmers Market Saturday. Bill Harrison of South Burlington was there with his son Ben, 11, who was a little […]

Residents bring Stowe Theatre Guild’s production of “Company” to the stage

Residents bring Stowe Theatre Guild’s production of “Company” to the stage

Stowe Theatre Guild opens its 21st season in the historic Town Hall Theatre with “Company,” the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical comedy. The show opens Thursday, June 18, at 8pm at the theater on the second floor of the Akeley Soldiers Memorial Building, 67 Main St. The original 1971 production won six Tony awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Original Music, and Best Original […]

Vermont Quilt Festival celebrates color and creativity June 26-28

Vermont Quilt Festival celebrates color and creativity June 26-28

The 39th annual Vermont Quilt Festival returns to the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, on Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28. New England’s largest and oldest quilt event continues to inspire visitors with eye-popping color, design, and intricate craftsmanship in the hundreds of quilts on display. Thousands of quilt enthusiasts from around the […]

Shelburne author wins IPPY Award for Shelburne Vineyard cookbook

Shelburne author wins IPPY Award for Shelburne Vineyard cookbook

“Seasons in a Vermont Vineyard: The Shelburne Vineyard Cookbook” authored and independently published by Lisa Cassell-Arms, with photographs by Burlington photographer David Seaver, received a bronze 2015 regional Independent Publisher Book Award for best new, non-fiction in the northeast. The Independent Publisher Book Awards, also known as the IPPY Awards, honors the year’s best titles […]

Myra Flynn performs at Shelburne Vineyard

Myra Flynn performs at Shelburne Vineyard

Myra Flynn returns to Shelburne with Paul Boffa and local jazz musician and special guest, Dave Grippo, on Friday, June 12. Flynn returns to her roots here in Vermont with seasonal performances at Shelburne Vineyard. This singer/songwriter who hails from Randolph and has launched a recording and performance career based in New York and California. […]

Shelburne gallery hosts new exhibit

Shelburne gallery hosts new exhibit

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery will host “Words Unspoken,” an exhibit exploring mark-making as a form of language or pre-language. From invented calligraphy and pattern sequencing, to the use of traditional writing formats to display fabricated words, this exhibit suggests we take a more open, intuitive, and playful approach to what we call language. Participating artists include Sara Abalan, […]

Sweet Potato Slip Sale returns for seventh year

Sweet Potato Slip Sale returns for seventh year

Red Wagon Plants in Hinesburg invites the public to the 7th Annual Sweet Potato Slip Sale to benefit the Vermont Community Garden Network (VCGN) on Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14 from 8am to 6pm. VCGN pots thousands of Beauregard sweet potato slips and Red Wagon cares for them until the sale, when they […]

Choose native plants when landscaping to help promote wildlife

Spring has finally arrived in Vermont, and gardeners and landscapers are eagerly breaking out their shovels in anticipation of the year’s spring plantings. Beyond the beauty new gardens provide, landscapers can make a big difference for wildlife with the plants they choose, according to Vermont Fish & Wildlife biologist Jon Kart. “Native plants such as […]

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