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… Read More »

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.… Read More »

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,… Read More »

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… Read More »

Best annuals for extended color

Best annuals for extended color

By Charlotte Albers With planting beds readied for the summer season it’s time to take a look at openings in the garden and add annuals into spaces between perennials, ornamental grass, shrubs, and groundcovers. Now is the time to make notes about shade or sun areas that could be made visually interesting with the addition… Read More »

Hinesburg’s AFTER the Track offers retired racehorses a second chance

Hinesburg’s AFTER the Track offers retired racehorses a second chance

by Sheri Duff AFTER the Track, a specialized re-training and placement facility for Off the Track Thoroughbred (OTTB) racehorses no longer competitive at the track, makes its home on the 28-acre Lakota-Way Farm in Hinesburg. Established by resident Ginny Iverson, Assuring Futures for Thoroughbred Ex Racehorses (AFTER) the Track began in 2006. As a horse… Read More »

Orchard Observations

Orchard Observations

By Megan Humphrey, Shelburne Orchards There is tremendous food waste in the United States. According to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), 30-40 percent of the food supply is wasted. That’s more than 20 pounds per person per month! Locally, Chittenden Solid Waste District suggests that the amount of waste going to the landfill has… Read More »

Shelburne natives return for Comedy for a Cause, two evenings of improv to benefit Stern Center scholarships

Shelburne natives return for Comedy for a Cause, two evenings of improv to benefit Stern Center scholarships

The Stern Center for Language and Learning is presenting two nights of hilarious comedy improv with comedians, Steve Waltien, Ben Rameaka and Andrew Knox, all formerly of Shelburne, and Chicago-based comedian, Kate James. It will be a night full of laughs and fun to raise funds for the Stern Center’s scholarship program to help those… Read More »

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