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  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Economics professor Jonathan Gruber testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about his work on the Affordable Care Act
    Jonathan Gruber in trouble in both Vermont and Massachusetts
    For Jonathan Gruber, the MIT professor who is the father of Obamacare, it looks like it may be a case of Nemesis following hubris. First, Breitbart reported on Tuesday that the state of Vermont has caught Gruber padding his billable hours for a...
  • Cheesecake from a Vermont inn
    Cheesecake from a Vermont inn
    Whenever you travel and eat at a great restaurant, do you find yourself trying a dish that's so very good, you wish the restaurant could give the recipe to you? I find that it depends upon the restaurant: some are willing to share their...
  • Explore the Vermont Food System
    Vermont’s Food System: Relocalize it!
    The state of Vermont is working together to implement arguably the most comprehensive food system plan in the country. The Farm to Plate Strategic Plan is comprised of 25 goals to strengthen the working landscape, improve the profitability of...
  • Cheese lovers' heaven at Cabot's Visitors Center & Tour: Cabot, Vermont
    Cheese lovers' heaven at Cabot Visitors Center & Tour: Cabot, Vermont
    Is your grocery store like mine -- not carrying all of the Cabot cheese flavors? My local Target has crapped out altogether. And yet, this is just the type of food producer we should be supporting! Cabot is a cooperative of 1,200 family farms in...
  • The Vermont Farm Show
    The Vermont Farm Show
    The last week of January in Vermont is COLD! For winter outdoor enthusiasts, it's a playground to button up and dig into. For farmers, it's time to rest by the fire and head to the annual Vermont Farm Show. Held at the Champlain Valley...
  • Summer dreaming, but year 'round bounty of St. Johnsbury Farmers Mkt in Vermont
    Summer dreaming, but year 'round bounty of St. Johnsbury Farmers Mkt in Vermont
    Granted, most people this time of year associate Vermont with skiing and maple sugaring. But you still gotta eat! In Vermont's fabled Northeast Kingdom -- affectionately named for fairytale-like beauty -- St. Johnsbury has a year-round farmers...
  • A global array of fun awaits from US to Switzerland
    Winter wonderlands of the world from Vermont to Gstaad
    From Asheville to Switzerland hotels around the world are offering travelers blues-beating winter escapes with everything from beer and skiing to comedy shows and Jazz music.Laugh, dance and singThe Omni Grove Park Inn’s Winter Concert...
  • Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin
    Vermont State Legislature reelects Governor Peter Shumlin
    The Vermont State Legislature reelected Governor Peter Shumlin (D) today after Shumlin and his challenger Scott Milne failed to gain the minimum of 50 percent plus one to be elected directly in Novembers general election. The legislature voted 110...
  • New VT Farm App for Cows to Graze in Winter
    Technology to advance Vermont farm and food economy through innovation
    Vermont's first Farm & Food Tech Social Meet-up welcomes farmers, food business entrepreneurs, makers, technology entrepreneurs, hackers, software developers and anyone else interested in furthering local, sustainable food systems with...
  • What is the food system and why does it matter?
    What is the food system and why does it matter?
    Local food movements are trending across the country. For many, it’s the next “in” thing to do, but for others, supporting local agriculture has been a way of life long before there were trends, not to mention a huge benefit to...
  • SATW Adventure Bear explores Vermont history
    SATW Adventure Bear explores Vermont history, fueled on Ben & Jerry’s ice cream
    Adventure Bear, the SATW Traveling Teddy, scooped up some Ben & Jerry’s chocolate Fudge Brownie ice cream and headed out to explore Vermont. The ice cream factory in Waterbury, Vt. is the most-visited spot in the state.Adventure Bear...
  •  U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks about Obamacare
    Jonathan Gruber begins to suffer financially as doubts raised about his analysis
    Jonathan Gruber, the MIT professor whose multiple statements about the stupidity of voters and the lies needed to sell Obamacare have rocked the debate over health care reform, is starting to pay a financial price for his verbosity. According to a...
  • Hudson River Greenway: Seeing Fall Foliage at the Battery Park, NYC
    Best places to see the fall foliage: Locally and Internationally
    Albert Camus, a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher once said about autumn time: "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower," whileRobert Browning, an English poet and playwright once said: &ldquo...
  • Vermont
    Documenting Vermont Deaths
    Are you trying to document the death of your ancestor in Vermont? You may not be aware of the different places to look for resources. Below, you may be able to find one or more resources that will help you:Vermont vital records onlineVermont,...
  • Jailed convict Mumia Abu-Jamal will give Vermont school commencement speech
    Jailed convict Mumia Abu-Jamal will give Vermont school commencement speech
    Mumia Abu-Jamal isn’t a name you hear too often and yet on Tuesday it was announced that the man has scored a spot as Goddard College’s commencement speaker. If you have heard his name and know who he is, you know why this decision is...