January 8, 2014 As the business manager at Vermont Soy in Hardwick, Michael Carr is tasked with convincing shoppers to buy his local, organic and GMO free brand of soymilk and tofu-easy sell, right? Michael says it’s actually as easy as suggesting - “try it.”
December 18, 2013 Be it tofu or pork loin, most meals center around a protein and we would all like our holiday main dishes to be stunning! Here are some tips and ideas from VFN chefs:
December 18, 2013 Joe Bossen "Jefé & Chefé" at Vermont Bean Crafters Co. is a master at creating beautiful and creative recipes that take full advantage of the local harvest. Here Joe shares a herbivore-friendly recipe for a breathtaking main course that is sure to impress at your holiday table.
December 18, 2013 Punky and Diane Rowley of Hollandeer Farm raise beautiful Red Deer for venison in Holland, Vermont. If you are anxious to try venison but arent sure how to prepare it, Diane keeps Hollandeer's website stocked with tasty recipes featuring the healthy, lean meat.
December 18, 2013 The Readmore Inn is a cozy and romantic getaway in Bellows Falls-perfect for a holiday vacation. Innkeeper Dorothy Read is a spectacular cook and a wealth of traditional recipes. Here, she shares her version of her grandmother's recipe for traditional meat pies!
December 13, 2013 Vermont Spirits Distilling Company of Quechee is aptly named. Steve Johnson, President and CEO, uses Vermont grown corn, juniper berries, apples and maple syrup in his products. He credits much of the distillery's success to the high quality of local ingredients.
December 12, 2013 With delicious cranberries at your fingertips from Vermont Cranberry Company, why not use the traditional and versatile fruit to compliment your Thanksgiving meal!
December 11, 2013 All of the apples used this fall in Cook Academy at The Essex Resort and Spa came from Chapin Orchards in Essex. Christine Frost, Executive Sous Chef for the Cook Academy at the Essex, lives just down the road from Chapins and stopped by to pick up what they needed...
December 9, 2013 We asked our members to share with us their favorite Vermont food items for holiday giving. Here are some of their suggestion, but don't overlook a gift certificate to your favorite Vermont restaurant. Send a loved one out to eat; a splendid meal after the holiday rush is sure to...
October 23, 2013 Executive Chef Nick DeLauri of The Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant in Manchester has a situation most chefs pine for: his boss Peter Sharpe owns both the Inn, and Morgan Hill Farm in Weston, VT. This collaborative relationship enables Chef Nick to source a remarkable range of products grown specifically...