Rutland Area Farm and Food Link is about to come to an end, but all of the programs operated by the nonprofit group will continue. Last week, RAFFL announced Farm Fresh Connect would continue with the support of the Vermont Country Store. Plans for its other four programs were announced this week.
Dozens of people, including a few children, came to the learning museum to wish farewell to Myra Peffer, who will move to Minnesota when her husband takes his new position as provost of Bemidji State University. Several founding members of the museum spoke of Peffer’s efforts to move the museum from concept to reality. Peffer […]
A new entrepreneurship program, created as a collaboration between several local entities, celebrated the conclusion of its successful first semester on Monday. The program is currently named after curriculum it is based upon, the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program, which was created the Ohio-based Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative.
Jennifer Latham is vice-president of the non-profit Latchis Arts board. This slim 46-year-old dynamo is a doer and that’s exactly why people like Vermont filmmakers Jay Craven and Nora Jacobsen hired her for their production teams when she was in her mid-20s. That’s why CBS commentator Bill Moyers hired her for three years to help […]
When Carol MacDonald entered high school in Bedford, New York, she arrived with an abundance of enthusiasm for music (school band, chorus) and art. After telling her mother, a middle-school teacher, that the guidance counselor said she couldn’t do all three in high school, her mother went to bat for her.
Call me old-fashioned, but I thought the point of hemp was to get high, if only in a last-ditch, ditch-weed kind of way. But I was set straight — and remained that way through five courses — at the recent Hemp + Hops Dinner at Zenbarn in Waterbury Center.
A few years ago I was looking through a newspaper and saw a photo of a parent I know being given a surprise gift of toys and food for his family. The look on his face was one of both embarrassment and dismay. He had not asked for this, nor expected his photo to be […]
A class at the Community College of Vermont has installed an art display of linoleum block prints at the Bennington campus. The students, from the Intro to Studio Art Class, worked for four weeks, in and out of class, to complete the prints. The artwork will be on display in the building’s central stairwell through […]
Tucked away in the rolling hills and forested mountains of Tennessee’s Monroe County, Tellico Plains, borders North Carolina and resembles some of Vermont’s most scenic qualities, only with warmer temperatures, more republicans and evangelical Protestants per Pew Research Center.
The street-level entrance to the Turning Point Center of Chittenden County looks a little sketchy. Though the cheery signs outside the door at 191 Bank Street in downtown Burlington announce it’s “a safe and supportive environment for those in recovery” and “open every day of the year!” there’s no missing the warning from the Vermont […]