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Young Writers Project: 'Block Island'

Mar 30, 2015

Molly Austin, a seventh grade student at Camels Hump Middle School in Richmond, wrote this piece for Vermont Writes Day on March 12.

Sally Pollack / Burlington Free Press

The Cabot coop is made up of about 1,200 farmers throughout the northeast and an extensive database of recipes from bloggers, chefs and farm families. Recently, they compiled the best recipes into a new cookbook titled Cabot Creamery Cookbook.

YinYang / iStock

Apples are as common to our landscape as maple trees. But one type, in particular, has multiple uses. This apple goes by odd names such as scroggy, bittersgall and sour grabs. The fruit were roasted and added to wassail. The Norse word for this apple means “scrubby” because the original varieties had thorns and multiple stems. We know this tree as the crabapple.

Liz LaVorgna and Shanta L.E. / Perfect Imperfections

Two Vermont photographers are tackling the problem of negative self-perception head on in their new project, Perfect Imperfections.

Karen Mallory of Walpole, New Hampshire recommended the Steel Wheels simulcast to benefit brain cancer research on Saturday, March 28th at 7:30. The concert at Bellows Falls Opera House is sold out and Popolo Restaurant will simulcast the concert live on Concert Window and show it on their big screen. Make reservations here.

Kent McFarland

On a balmy, 25-degree afternoon in winter, three Vermonters go to the tiny town of Victory in the Northeast Kingdom in search of the fearless Gray Jay.

Young Writers Project: 'That’s When Everything Changed'

Mar 23, 2015

Sophia Cannizzaro, a freshman who is homeschooled in West Glover, wrote this poem in response to a Young Writers Project prompt to include the sentence, “… and that’s when everything changed” in a story or poem.

That’s When Everything Changed
By Sophia Cannizzaro
Grade 9, Homeschool, West Glover

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Whether you’re going out to a nice dinner or grabbing a quick sandwich for lunch, the same question inevitably comes up: What to tip?

Adam Peterson / Wikipedia Commons

When is a potato also a bean and a nut? When it's a groundnut or the potato bean. Apios americana is a Native american vine that grows from the Gulf of Mexico through New England.

Stowe Dance Academy

Arts patron John Vickery of Burlington suggested Bach in the Subways with local classical musicians celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach's 330th birthday with free concerts at Burlington Town Center on Saturday, March 21st from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m.

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