Farmers’ Market Adding Parking Spaces

Work is ongoing to expand parking at the Woodstock Farmers’ Market. (Gareth Henderson Photo) The Woodstock Farmers’ Market is adding more parking on its nearby parcel, the former location of the Vermont Standard. The plan includes more parking for customers and employees, and WFM hopes to have the expanded parking paved by May 1.

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Mon Vert Cafe Opens New Location

Chamber officials and the Mon Vert Cafe team cut the ribbon on the cafe’s new location today. At the event, from left in back, are Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce President Gary Thulander, Mon Vert Cafe owner Sam DiNatale, Chamber Executive Director Beth Finlayson and Drew Switz. From left on the front step are Shannon […]

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Photos: Blake Hill Preserves, Marmalade Class

Vicky Allard, co-owner and executive chef at Blake Hill Preserves at Artisans Park in Windsor, shared her marmalade passion with fourteen people from Vermont and as far away as Long Island, NY in a master class held at the Blake Hill Preserves location in Artisan Park, Windsor. Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photos A portion of these photos […]

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Yankee Bookshop Under New Ownership

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent Just past its 80th birthday, the oldest continuously operated independent bookstore in Vermont is now under new ownership. Serving Woodstock and the Upper Valley, the Yankee Bookshop, located on Central Street, will now rest in the hands of Michael DeSanto, Renee Reiner, Kari Meutsch, and Kristian Preylowski. DeSanto and Reiner […]

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Shop Local at Sugarbush Farm

Last-minute shoppers still have an opportunity to shop locally for hostess or Christmas gifts or for home entertaining from Sugarbush Farm located at 591 Sugarbush Farm Road in Woodstock. Unless there is help from Santa, since there are only two days left for Christmas, it’s doubtful that the farm’s normally efficient shipping methods will reach the gift recipient in time. Nonetheless a personal visit to the farm will add a level of old-fashioned Christmas spirit for shoppers.

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