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  • Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
    Grand Point North Music Festival announces lineup and opening act contest
    For the fifth consecutive year, the Grand Point North Music Festival will once again make Vermont sound a little sweeter.On the brink of a number of music festivals making their way around New England, the Grand Point Music Festival acts have...
  • Shat Acres Highland Cattle
    Why You Should Eat Grass Fed Beef
    Consumer demand for grass fed beef at stores and restaurants is what drives market change, and slowly, the food movement is having some big wins nationally.The first and foremost reason for eating grass fed beef is because grass is what cows are...
  • Senator Bernie Sanders,Election 2916,Vermont,Howard Dean,Elizabeth Warren
    Bernie Sanders to announce his candidacy for President
    Senator Bernie Sanders, (I,Vt), will announce his candidacy this Thursday according to ABC News on Tuesday. Sanders will run in Democratic Party primaries and caucus contests. He will be the second Presidential candidate from Vermont in eleven...
  • Vermont to become first state to mandate GMO labeling
    Judge upholds Vermont's GMO labeling law
    Despite opposition by food industry groups,a federal judge has allowed aVermont law that could make the state the first in the country to require labeling of genetically modified food, reports the Burlington Free PressTuesday. The Grocery...
  • Ben & Jerry's
    Ben & Jerry's: 5 Scoops of facts you did not know
    Why say it, when you can show it? That was Ben & Jerry’s reasoning behind their one-of-a-kind press release. Two weeks ago, Ben & Jerry’s ditched the standard press release email and flew several food bloggers out to Vermont...
  • Green Mountain Boys
    Vermont’s Green Mountain Boys
    Prior to the American Revolution, a paramilitary organization was assembled in the area referred to as theNew Hampshire Grants(now the state of Vermont). Composed of rugged mountain men, land speculators and other settlers, the Green Mountain Boys...
  • Top things to do in Grafton, VT
    Top things to do in Grafton, VT
    Getting out and about in GraftonFor such a small quaint village, there is an abundance of things to see and do in Grafton. If you are staying at the Grafton Inn or one of its private homes, you get free use of gear at the Grafton Ponds Outdoor...
  • Food waste today; feed, fertilizer and compost tomorrow
    Food waste today; feed, fertilizer and compost tomorrow
    Food scraps and food waste are an emerging economic driver in Vermont, equally poised to support local agriculture and soil health. Cultivating Value from Food Scraps, is this year’s theme at the 9th Annual Vermont Organics Recycling Summit...
  • Monte-Sainte-Anne skier
    Too snowy to ride your bicycle? Ski or snowboard instead
    With March still behaving like winter, it’s tough to ride a bicycle outdoors in the New York City Area. But as you undoubtedly know it has been a fine snow year for northeast U.S. and Canadian ski areas. So an alternative to cycling in the...
  • Standout craft brewer beer in a crowded field: NEK Newport, VT's Kingdom Brewery
    Standout craft brewer beer in a crowded field: NEK Newport, VT's Kingdom Brewery
    Talk about localvore! If you want to taste the flavorful and high quality beers of Vermont's Kingdom Brewery, you're pretty much going to have to experience them up in what is known as the Northeast Kingdom. Named for its renowned beauty,...
  • Ollie the Camel
    Ollie, the Resident Camel of Route 7
    The last thing anyone driving along scenic Route 7 in Ferrisburgh, VT., (just a few miles south of Burlington), would expect to see is a camel. That’s right a camel…with two humps.The Bactrian camel, named Ollie, is part of what...
  • 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...
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