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Greening the Harvest Feast

Jessie Haas “Historically, we’ve tackled the biggest challenge—that of meaning, and the question of how to live a life—through the concept of ‘practice’ in the form of a religion, cultural tradition or disciplines like yoga or martial arts. Given the stark facts, this approach might be the most useful. Practice has value […]

You Can Give a Gift of Life for the Holidays

Photo courtesy of Solavore Works.


The best gift for the Holidays is a gift of life. You can do this by joining in on the campaign to help women in three Third-World countries. A woman receives a free solar oven when you buy one for yourself between now and the end of […]

Eat Local This Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving and the holiday season on the horizon, now is the time to stock up on all of your holiday goodies. Farmstands are overflowing with goodness: from sweet fall storage veggies, to crisp greens such as kale and collards, brussel sprouts to fresh and local cheeses, meats, and eggs. Many variety of apples are […]

Shelburne Vineyard

Shelburne Vineyard and Marquette grapes as harvest approaches.

By George Harvey

The thoughts that come up when we consider Vermont agriculture include dairy products, maple syrup, apple cider, and vegetables from small farms. One thing that does not come readily to mind is grape wine. Perhaps that will change, as we have the […]