Posts filed under: Food & Farm

When there’s a nice thick blanket of snow on the ground and you can hear the wind whistling through the walls of your home, it’s time for a rib-sticking sort...
Most people are familiar with community food shelves....
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets announces $200,000 in grant funds to strengthen Vermont’s specialty crop industries and producer associations....
Looking through seed catalogs, my mind leaps ahead to the growing season....
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) and the Charlotte Grange are like two sides of the same valuable coin....
As the days grow cold, our community is sustained by the warmth and generosity of its members and the traditions that are woven into the fabric of our shared lives....
When I was a child growing up in southern Vermont, my family would frequent a local restaurant that had paper placemats with a map of the state of Vermont depicted...
As our wonderful local farmsteads are thinking of shutting down for their winter break, I have been enjoying the very last fruits of summer....
My gardening friends always comment at this time of year: “Have you noticed the light has changed?”...
The taste of fall was in the air at Philo Ridge Farm, but it was just the merest flavor of autumn, as the day was still summery enough for meeting...
The Charlotte Food Shelf, with our all-volunteer staff, continues to support families in Charlotte who are in need of food and assistance....
Summer is the time when many of us stash away part of the abundant local harvest for eating later....
Become a wizard at turning your kitchen scraps and yard waste into gardening gold....
Teens with an interest in mental health and wellbeing may apply to become a teen health and wellness ambassador....
Ice cream is an ancient treat. By 550 BC, frozen desserts made of ice, honey, saffron and fruits were part of the ancient Iranian culture....
Ah, August. Summer is in full swing, but autumn is already peeking around the corner. The rewards of gardening are everywhere....
After the thunderstorm broke over the Adirondacks, distantly rumbling off over Mount Mansfield, the skies cleared to reveal the stunning, sultry 360-degree views at Earthkeep Farmcommon....
As I write this, the thermometer reads 91 degrees....
Last winter an idea was born when the Charlotte Grange held a roundtable discussion with local farmers asking how the Grange might help them....
Farmers are invited to join Pete Erickson, University of New Hampshire dairy production state specialist, for a walk and talk farm tour on July 27....