Blog Archive for August 2015

13 August, 2015 - by Caroline Abels

Exploring Humanely Raised Meat in Vermont

Category: Explore a Region

On the blog, we encourage guest writers to tell us about what they’re passionate about in the Vermont food and farm landscape. Caroline Abels, who contributed the following post, is known to many around Vermont as the editor of Vermont’s Local Banquet. Here, she shares another project based on her personal concern over meat production and ethical options for the non-vegetarian through     

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13 August, 2015 - by Sheila McGrory-Klyza, The Vermont Epicure

24 Hours in BTV

What does it mean when the car’s Check Engine light comes on? One of our cars is an aging Subaru, so this is a commonly asked question in our house. Even the skilled mechanics at our garage seem uncertain about the cause. “It could be about 300 different things,” they tell me as they hook up their diagnostics. After running the car through their scanner, sometimes they still can’t identify the cause. If nothing shows up as a problem, they simply turn off the light. Maybe it will stay off for a while, but there’s also a chance that it’ll come back on before I pull into our driveway.

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Category: Events

Vermont Open Farm Week is fast approaching, and a number of farmers' markets across the state will be holding events! Live music, fresh food and a chance to meet the farmers and producers of your favorite foods are all good reasons to visit a farmers' market.  Be sure to check out one near you during Open Farm Week, August 3-9, 2015.

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