SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP) recently announced its latest awards in the amount of $23,600 in community grants. To date over $490,000 has been distributed to nonprofits organizations serving residents in the towns of Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg since 2004. The funds are generated by the sale of gently used clothing, art, jewelry, home… Read More »

Our House is a very, very, very fine house

Our House is a very, very, very fine house

This article was originally published in the spring issue of Destination VT Nestled in a cozy building on the roundabout in Winooski is Our House Bistro, the “twisted comfort food” joint run by Matt Pearsall and his wife, Maggie Barch. While it is by no means the only fare available, Our House is best known… Read More »

Local seniors receive Blizzard Bags; CVAA combats senior hunger

Over 80 volunteers gathered at the Coca Cola plant on Hercules Drive in Colchester Sunday, Nov. 16 to assemble 920 Blizzard Bags to help seniors make it through the long winter months. Each year Champlain Valley Association on Aging (CVAA) delivers Blizzard Bags to seniors receiving Meals on Wheels. According to Zoe Hardy, CVAA Nutrition Director “Every Meals on Wheels client CVAA… Read More »

Orchard Observations: Autumn Harvest

Orchard Observations: Autumn Harvest

By Megan Humphrey, Shelburne Orchards I’ve learned quite a lot about apples over the years. Having the Food & Earth Science and International Foods classes from Burlington High School visit the orchard gave me the perfect opportunity to research even more. I needed to learn about grafting, disease and pests, and who Johnny Appleseed was… Read More »

Studio Cacao brings divine chocolate to Shelburne

Studio Cacao brings divine chocolate to Shelburne

By Megan Downey To some, chocolate is a treat or a tool employed for bribing children, or apologizing to or romancing a love interest.  For others, it may even be an obsession, but for the owners of Shelburne’s Studio Cacao, Kevin and Laura Toohey, chocolate is a religion. “Chocolate is a complex food substance with… Read More »

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