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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