Posts filed under: Food & Farm

It was Bob Titus’s grandfather who came to Vermont from upstate New York to farm. “He brought all of his cattle over on the ferry … he had a kind...
With the winter solstice nearly a week away and the ever-present buzz of the holiday season lingering in the background, might I suggest some comfort food to soothe your soul?...
For the past 20 years, my sister Mary, her husband and three sons (as they came along) were hosted for Thanksgiving by our aunt Kay and Uncle Jim or Mary’s...
I can still visit the Middlebury farmers market on a Saturday morning in early October and get nearly everything I need for an easy roast chicken dinner on Sunday. Truth is,...
It all started with my mom saying, “You should look on the Food Network website and see if there are any casting calls for cooking shows.” I thought about it...
Saturday I came back to the farm after the farmers market feeling pretty whooped. It had been unexpectedly hot, and standing behind a grill for four hours had made it...
On a brisk morning recently I was able to experience what truly fresh fish tastes like. ...
Johnny Helzer took the circuitous route to Peg and Ter’s, the restaurant he and his wife, Tina, recently opened in Shelburne. “I grew up in Charlotte, went to CVU and...
One of my earliest food memories is of eating fresh lobster at my home in Charlotte and also in West Chop on Martha’s Vineyard. I can still remember being a...
I’m 47 years old and this month was the first time in my life that I’ve ever weeded a garden. While this might be surprising to many, as I am...
School is almost out and June is just around the corner. The season of potlucks, barbecues and picnics is upon us. When “what can I bring?” was met with “how...
City Market, the member-owned grocery store serving the greater Burlington community, began as a buying club in the 1960s and incorporated with the State of Vermont in 1973 as a...
When the April breeze becomes rich and earthy, I start thinking about one of my favorite hobbies: foraging for fiddleheads. There is something primitively satisfying and uniquely meditative about collecting...
With the receipt of a prestigious $350,000 grant from ArtPlace America’s National Placemaking Fund, the Clemmons Family Farm makes a huge leap forward toward the family’s goal of creating a...
January and that means the Girl Scouts will be going door to door selling cookies. If you are planning to buy Girl Scout Cookies, won’t you please consider purchasing them from your local Charlotte Girl Scout Troop...
In collaboration with Age Well, the Burlington School Food Project, the Elks Lodge, and Temple Sinai, among many others, HANDS (Helping and Nurturing Diverse Seniors) is pleased to offer both a...
If you spend time in the woods, chances are that you will stumble upon an old cellar hole, stone wall or agricultural implement rusting among the trees. These cultural artifacts...
Juliet Postlewaite, owner of One Grain Bakery in Charlotte, is The Charlotte News Business of the Week. Originally from Alaska, Postlewaite has lived in town for two decades and started...
Doe, 29, is a native Vermonter who grew up in East Middlebury. Her father has been deputy sheriff of Addison County for more than 30 years, but it was her...
Editor’s note: In an effort to support local farmers the Charlotte Grange has volunteered to feature a new farm story each month in The Charlotte News. Here is part four...