A few years ago, Greensboro residents were saddened by the closure of Hazendale Farm, a popular organic farm and farmstand located on Hardwick Street. David Allen and Diana Griffiths made the difficult decision to close after providing locally-grown vegetables,...
Driving north through Pawlet, Vermont on Route 133, you come around a bend and there it is: a majestic white dairy barn surrounded by green fields that climb steadily west. The barn and fields have been in Diane Butler’s family for generations. Until recently, Diane...
From apples to donuts, cider, and more, the Douglas Orchard & Cider Mills on Route 74 has something for everyone. Open year round, the offerings from the Shoreham orchard follow the seasons: pick-your-own apples as well as fresh-pressed cider, cherries, and pears...
Clara Ayer (pictured above) is back at work after being home with her now two-month-old twins. As she walks through the barn, on the land where she grew up in East Montpelier, co-workers welcome her. The herdsman who works the barn’s “maternity ward” (himself a dad of...
Learn to identify these wildflowers in Vermont’s forests: including trillium, blue cohosh, and spring beauties. Bonus: webinar on wildflowers!
What’s keeping you grounded during pandemic? This week we round-up lots of forest wildflowers, a third-year eagle sighting, a stunning sunset on Champlain, and a backyard bingo victory.
Vermonters are in search of local, farm-fresh food and Vermont farmers are stepping up — arranging contact-less purchase of vegetables, cheese, milk, meats, and even apple pies! Finding our food locally is a win-win for Vermonters and farmers! From...
We’re excited to share our new trail map for Bluffside Farm in Newport. Enjoy a lakeside stroll or a scenic walk through the farm. Check out forestland, pasture, and beach!
What’s keep you grounded? This week we round-up songs of the sparrow, video footage of spotted salamanders in action, reflections on how silence invites a conversation with nature, and a thumbs-up to a farm serving Vermonters local food safely!
On early spring rambles through sunny woods, you might be forgiven for thinking the forest floor is covered with little speckled fish. The trout lily is named for mottled leaves that resemble speckled trout.