Shelburne native opens photography exhibit July 18 Photo display sheds light on Food 4 Farmers

Shelburne native opens photography exhibit July 18 Photo display sheds light on Food 4 Farmers

In 2012 Shelburne native and photographer Julia Luckett attended the Specialty Coffee Association of America conference in Seattle, where her father, Dan Cox, received the Lifetime Achievement Award. It was there that she was first introduced to Food 4 Farmers, a non-profit that battles against chronic seasonal hunger in coffee-growing communities in Latin America. A… Read More »

Montreal Botanic Gardens tour offered in September

Renowned Vermont horticulturist Dr. Leonard Perry will lead a tour to the Montreal Botanic Gardens on Sept. 15. Registrations will be accepted until Aug. 30 or until the trip is full. The highlight of the tour, sponsored by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension in collaboration with Green Works—the Vermont Nursery and Landscape Association, will be… Read More »

Presidential Award goes to local artist

Shelburne artist Katra Kindar has been awarded the President’s Award in this year’s Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition for her painting “paris roof tops at dawn.” The large watercolor painting (33” x 37”) is among 80 paintings by artists from across the country. Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition runs through July 26 at the Red Barn Gallery… Read More »

CVU born band Dionysia goes national

CVU born band Dionysia goes national

by Sadie Williams It’s not often that a high school band sticks together post-graduation, especially when its members attend colleges in three different states. However that’s just what happened for four incredibly talented boys from Champlain Valley Union (CVU).   What began as a series of extended jam sessions between drummer Alex Meyers of Shelburne and… Read More »

Area quilters enter Vermont Quilt Festival contest

Over 250 contest entrants of all ages from the U.S., Canada, and abroad have entered the quilt contest at Vermont Quilt Festival, New England’s premier quilt event this weekend. They include Shelburne residents Hope Johnson, Judy M. Siccama, and Ruth Whitaker. Olivia Brunelle and Lauren Toussaint of Shelburne are entrants in the youth category. Evaluated by a… Read More »

Bill Skiff releases new book

Bill Skiff releases new book

Red Barn Books of VT in Shelburne is celebrating the Fourth of July with the release of a new book, “Willie the Jumping Frog”, written by local resident Bill Skiff. In a tradition that Mark Twain and Huck Finn would likely approve, Skiff has led Williston’s Independence Day children’s festivities as “Frog Master,” officiating at… Read More »