Posts filed under: Food & Farm

In farming particularly, succession matters. Large pieces of land need to be worked to generate income, labor is critical, and the capital investment required to operate a farm is significant—a...
Vermont gardening guru Charlie Nardozzi recently published a book called No-Dig Gardening. In its October e-newsletter, the Vermont Center for Ecostudies recommends Leaf It Be, “a low-intensity yard maintenance practice...
Attention, Charlotte cooks! Do you have a favorite recipe you would like to share with our readers? The Charlotte News welcomes everyone to submit their favorites. ...
The Food Shelf welcomes two new board members Anne Marie Andriola and Giles Anderson, both longtime food distribution volunteers....
Matt Bonoma’s wife, Maggie, grew up in Vermont and he grew up in Massachusetts. “She wanted to raise our kids here and she worked on me for 15 years,” Bonoma...
On Thursday September 30, the Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte was the setting for the announcement of a $6 million gift to support diversification of farm ownership in Vermont....
Join Nordic Farm Thursday, September 23rd, from 4-7 pm for a Nordic Nite Out...
Are you one of those people who loves rhubarb pie, cake, sauce and even preserving rhubarb for off-season use?...
Talk about a fast-moving train. Does it seem autumn is approaching at speeds not seen before? ...
In the changing world of agriculture, new farmers are bringing exceptional creativity to one of the world’s oldest endeavors....
There is no fruit as versatile as a tomato fresh from the vine. Canning the surplus further expands its versatility to hearty winter dishes, sauces, soups and juice....
Katie Rose Leonard never intended to be a farmer. After graduating from college, she pursued her dream career in environmental education. But while working on water quality restoration on the...
Joyce Amsden, Extension Master Gardener Intern University of Vermont...
A temporary farmers market featuring some of the current and future on-site businesses is the next major step in the Nordic Farms 3.0 redevelopment effort....
The Selectboard approved Nordic Farms 3.0’s permit application for a food truck to operate at its farm stand on Thursdays beginning August 26 and ending October 7. The truck will...
If your tomato plants look overgrown and crowded, now may be a good time to consider pruning them. Although pruning tomato plants is not required, it is a good practice...
You scream. I scream. We all scream for zucchini! Maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but fresh vegetables are popular—and they are beneficial....
The Bristol Community Solar Co-op is coming to fruition with a little added benefit to support Clemmons Family Farm....
Pizza on Earth, the pioneering establishment that brought artisanal wood fired pizza to Vermont, served its last made-to-order creations on July 23....
Tim Wall has found a balance in his life with one foot in the slow lane of his Three Chimney Farm and the other in the fast-paced investment world with...