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On the Menu - The Residence at Shelburne Bay Senior Living Facility
April 27, 2016 This isn't your grandma's dining plan -- wait, it actually is! Great food at all ages should be the motto at The Residence at Shelburne Bay Senior Living Community where Chef Andy Rose, Culinary Services Director, infuses all his menus with creativity, fun and local ingredients.
Life (and Death) on the Farm
April 27, 2016 Not many farmers would choose to farm on the heavy clay soil at New Village Farm in Shelburne, but for Michaela Ryan it was a perfect location for one reason – it was walking distance away for around 1,000 students.
Expert in the Field - Q&A with Peterson Quality Malt
April 13, 2016 Andrew Peterson of Peterson Quality Malt is malting Vermont-grown grains to supply Vermont's rapidly growing market of brewers and distillers. Andrew believes the great Vermont brewers deserve a fresh, local product to bring terroir back to Vermont-brewed beer.
What's on Tap - Bar Antidote
April 13, 2016 What started as a hobby six years ago, brewing beer quickly became an obsession for Ian Huizenga, Chef/Owner (and now Brewmaster) of Bar Antidote in Vergennes. It makes perfect sense - Ian has long been crafting menus that pair deliciously with a pint or two.
On the Menu - The Williamsville Eatery
March 30, 2016 “To see familiar faces walk in the front door night after night is truly heartwarming,” shares Glenn Richardson, who runs the Williamsville Eatery with his his son Dylan, “it motivates us to make each plate we serve as perfect as possible.
Expert in the Field - Q&A with Hank Bissell of Lewis Creek Farm
March 30, 2016 35 years of growing in Starksboro, Vermont, qualifies Hank Bissell as a true expert in the field! We asked him some questions about planning for a new season.
On the Menu - Flavors of Home (and abroad)
March 16, 2016 Kathleen Walls runs Flavors of Home – a catering, meal service and prepared food production business out of her own home kitchen in Middlebury, VT. Kathy got her start the old fashioned way – cooking for her extremely appreciative family, but she isn’t your conventional home cook.
Fresh off the Farm - Smokeshire Hilltop Farms
March 16, 2016 Peter Hudkins has welcomed 16 new lambs to the flock so far this season – 7 sets of twins, and two single lambs! They are in the thick of one of their lambing seasons at Smokeshire Hilltop Farms in Chester, Vermont where they breed groups of ewes throughout the year…
Newhall Farm - Restoring a Heritage Breed
February 12, 2016 When Ted and Linda Fondulas took over direction of Newhall Farm around six years ago there were already quite a few residents, including a herd of cattle unlike any other. The Randall is Vermont’s own heritage breed of cattle, and about 30 years ago they were nearly extinct.
Love in the Field
February 10, 2016 In the spirit of Valentines Day, we asked some of our farmer couples to dish on the ups and downs of working with their partners and to answer the age old question - "do those who hay together, stay together?" This time, we caught the female perspective -- next time…