Posts filed under: Food & Farm

Staunch supporters of local agriculture, Justin Reidy and Meaghin Kennedy have found a new way to ensure that those with limited resources have access to good food....
Do you want to enjoy fresh, home-grown veggies this summer? Perhaps you’d like to adorn your home with fresh-cut flowers....
A simple staple in many cuisines and recipes, onions can be a satisfying plant to grow in the garden. While it is easy to buy them at the grocery store,...
Are you feeling those subtle hints that gardening season is truly coming?...
With berry season around the corner, the work of Adam’s Berry Farm extends past the harvest season and through these winter months....
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as a lack of consistent access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food to maintain an active, healthy life....
On Tuesday afternoon, March 15, President Joe Biden signed the $1.5 trillion 2022 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which funds the federal government for the rest of this fiscal year....
The Charlotte Land Trust this week released a study it commissioned to better understand the agricultural landscape in town and identify the roles conservation can play in the future of...
While there are still a few weeks till it’s wise to start seeds inside, this is a good time to use up the root vegetables so prolific in the produce...
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and he comes to Charlotte. But did you know that there is a particular gift that only we can give? It’s the gift...
Looking ahead to this year’s sugaring season, Pat Leclaire, 66, invested in a new steam pan for his sugarhouse on Lime Kiln Road. The lifelong Charlotter was excited about its...
Farm Stand Together, a mutual aid food program providing gift cards for use at farm stands across Vermont, launched this month. ...
Gardeners in cold climates have learned to extend the growing season by building greenhouses....
Here we are with a good foot plus of fresh snow and itching to do some gardening. Still too early for seed starting, except for a couple of varieties....
Thirty years ago, I was introduced to the sport of ice fishing by a chef at the restaurant where I worked. Some of you may fondly remember Perry’s Fish House...
Next month’s Charlotte News will include a fulsome “thank you” to the many people and businesses in our community whose generosity makes our work possible throughout the year....
Figuratively speaking, farmers have always had to “make hay while the sun shines.” But when growing hay really is your business, the old adage has special resonance....
Sweet Potato Casserole with Toasted Pecan Topping and Basic Cornbread...
Charlotters share their favorite recipes....
In November, the smell of food is different. It is an orange smell. A squash and pumpkin smell....