My Vermont: Saddle Meadows

My Vermont: Saddle Meadows

Liza Ketchum, Dorset VT
We hike to Dorset’s Saddle Meadows every fall, after our neighbor mows the chest-high grass. Once an active farm and orchard, the upper field used to offer dramatic views of the Adirondacks…

My Vermont: Irena’s Acres

My Vermont: Irena’s Acres

Richard and Buffy Lavoie, Saxtons River VT
Our land was purchased 10 years ago from Frank and Irena Gonyer and looks out over the Saxtons River Valley into Athens…

My Vermont: Sugar, Sugar, Maple Sugar

My Vermont: Sugar, Sugar, Maple Sugar

Dan Boomhower, Montpelier VT
Our family have been “sapheads” in Vermont since we got here in the 1780’s. I wrote the song, “Sugar, Sugar, Maple Sugar,” thinking about how much hope the family farms put on a good sugar season…

My Vermont: Memories of a Randolph Hill Farm

My Vermont: Memories of a Randolph Hill Farm

David Perry, Poughkeepsie NY
In 1950, my uncle and aunt purchased a farm in Randolph Center, near land owned by his family since 1836. They ran a dairy and lived on the property until 2002…

My Vermont: A Stratton Sunrise

My Vermont: A Stratton Sunrise

Jordan Peters, Castleton VT
I’ve been seeking out, and in love with, sunrises from mountain summits for some time now, and Vermont mountains do not disappoint…