Tod Whitaker bids farewell

Tod Whitaker bids farewell

ROSALYN GRAHAM Before the vendors at Shelburne Farmers Market packed up their tents for the final Saturday of the market for 2019, they gathered on the parade ground to pay tribute to the man who has kept the market running smoothly for the entire 14 years of its history: Tod Whitaker. When the Shelburne Business… Read More »

Whitaker to retire as farmers market manager

Whitaker to retire as farmers market manager

MADELINE CLARK Staff Writer When many people are sleeping in or leisurely munching their morning cereal, Tod Whitaker is busy running the Shelburne Farmers Market. He’s hardly had a summer Saturday off in over a decade – but that’s about to change. After helping create the market, then volunteer as its manager for 14 years,… Read More »

Shelburne Day celebration connects community to its roots

Shelburne Day celebration connects community to its roots

CAROLINE SLACK Community News Service  This Saturday’s Shelburne Farmers Market marks the 13th Shelburne Day celebration, a summer tradition that harkens back farther into Shelburne’s history than many residents might know.  “Time flies when you’re having fun,” said Colleen Haag, Shelburne’s former town clerk and one of the founders of the local holiday. Since 2006,… Read More »

Business talk gets town’s attention

Business talk gets town’s attention

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent With a chance to brainstorm ideas and jump start business activity in Shelburne, a couple dozen people sipped wine and swapped ideas Monday night at Shelburne Vineyard. By Tuesday, their discussion had the attention of the Shelburne Selectboard. Selectboard Chair Jerry Storey and member Mary Kehoe attended the gathering at the vineyard… Read More »