Blog Archive for January 2014

31 January, 2014 - by VT Farmers Market Association

Featured Farmers Market: Jeffersonville

27 January, 2014 - by Sheila McGrory-Klyza, The Vermont Epicure

Brooklyn North

Category: Place Profiles

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Hipster music venues, check. Burgeoning art gallery scene, check. Diverse demographic (relative to Vermont), check. Dynamic restaurant row, double check. The Brooklyn of Vermont is none other than a place called Winooski, the Abenaki word for “onion.” It even has a bridge (albeit understated) connecting it to Burlington across the river.

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21 January, 2014 - by Staff

Souper Bowl in the Mad River Valley

Vermont's Mad River Valley has produced some of our most ambitious community-based local foods initiatives. The Mad River Valley Localvores (now the Mad River Localvores) were part of the original network of community based localvore organizations that promoted exploration of local food options through weeklong challenges to eat only food raised within 100 miles. Challenges included not only summer, but also winter and spring. The Mad River Valley Localvores even made runs to the Canadian border for 50 pound sacks of rolled oats to share with other localvore groups around the state.

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13 January, 2014 - by Helen Labun Jordan

Cooking Classes

When was the last time you took a cooking class? Have you ever taken a cooking class? Do you want to?

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3 January, 2014 - by Staff

Planning Farm and Food Adventures

It's a cold day in Vermont. In a few days, it's supposed to be warm and slushy. And then sub-zero again. And while this may not make Vermont seem like a great place to be at the moment, let us assure you that we have snow for outdoor sports, which is good (if you take plenty of hot chocolate breaks), and we have many indoor activities, which may be even better.

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