Organic dairy workshops offered to farmers

A series of workshops will be offered throughout the summer for organic farmers interested in learning how to make the most of their forages. The summer organic dairy series is a collaboration of the University of Vermont Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Program and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT). Each event is… Read More »

The future of engineering: FIRST things first

By Sam Crites, SCS eighth grader With all of the new technology and resources that are coming into play, the scale of engineering and technology is getting more and more massive all the time. But it will be the next generation that will have the chance to harness and fill this gap. How can we… Read More »

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 »

Shelburne 9/10 All Stars reign in pool play

The Shelburne 9/10 All-Star team is off to a great start to the season. The team dominated opponents (Charlotte 19-1, North Burlington 11-1, South Burlington 1-0, and Burlington American 12-8) to go 4-0 in pool play and advance to the Vermont District 1 Double Elimination Tournament hosted by non-other than Shelburne Little League. The All… Read More »

CVU teen enjoys first race car victory

Champlain Valley Union’s Richard Lowrey III, age 16, earned his first victory of his racing career on Friday night, July 4 in front of a packed grandstand at Devils Bowl Speedway in Fair Haven. Lowrey started mid-field then battled Stephen Donahue of Graniteville with door-to-door action packed racing in the 20-lap Renegade Feature for the… Read More »

Vermont’s moose lottery drawing slated for July 17

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Governor Peter Shumlin will hold the annual lottery drawing for moose hunting permits on Thursday, July 17 at the Statehouse in Montpelier. “Join us at 10am July 17 in Statehouse Room 11 for the live radio broadcast of Vermont’s moose  permit drawing, or tune in on Froggy 100.9 to… Read More »