Posts filed under: Food & Farm

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...
Keep cool as a cucumber Green Mountain Farm-to-School offers Harvest of the Month as a variety of programs promoting a different Vermont-grown crop each month. They provide ready-to-use materials for...
June is National Dairy Month, so we are encouraged to celebrate with everything from cottage cheese to creemees....
For 26 years, the people of Shelburne have enjoyed Italian-style comfort food at the mom-and-pop restaurant La Villa Bistro on Shelburne Road. Last...
In dismay, we watched the ever-cheerful daffodils droop, covered with April snow, but then the wild violets began popping up, bringing May’s renewal of good spirits....
It is often said that the three most important success factors in retailing are location, location and location. This is even more true for restaurants. So, when the Red Onion’s...
The Charlotte Food Shelf is now accepting paper goods—paper towels, Kleenex-type tissues, paper napkins and toilet paper are all welcome....
Katherine Knox purchased her first lambs in 2007, when she got sidetracked on a trip to Fletcher by a girl walking a Jersey cow on Spear Street. Soon, more lambs...
John and Carol Snow have owned property on the east side of Route 7 near the border with North Ferrisburgh since 1994. A few years ago, they subdivided their house,...
The well known and much-loved Red Onion Café opened with a rush on Wednesday morning that was still going at lunch time....
Co-owner Allison Stratton, who owns the pizza restaurants with her husband Tyler Stratton and his childhood pal Silas Pollitt, said, “We have lofty goals…We want to bring awesome pizza to...