Photos: First Woodstock Winter Farmers’ Market Held

Matt Moore, of Moore Rhythm Farm in Sharon, fills a bag for a customer. (Rick Russell Photo) The first Woodstock Winter Farmers’ Market was held at the Masonic Lodge in Woodstock. The weather was warm enough for the farmers and crafters to set up outside. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear […]

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Photos: Farm to School at WES

Jen Lockhart serves up the squash soup she made earlier from fresh local vegetables. (Rick Russell Photo) October is Farm to School month, but local schools don’t limit its use of local produce to just October. “We have taken Farm to School Month to our own level and have created our own culture around it; […]

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Photos: Electric Vehicle Expo

Doug Walker from Southern New Hampshire, looks at a Nissan Leaf owned by Alan Johnson of Hartford at right. (Rick Russell Photo) The Upper Valley Electric Vehicle Expo was held at the Dothan School in White River Junction last Saturday. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the September 14, 2017 […]

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Photos: Duck Derby and Quack Around the Park in Woodstock

Naomi Malik, duck wrangler at the Duck Derby, fills her shirt with duck before they pass her by. (Rick Russell Photo) Sustainable Woodstock hosted a community event celebrating the improvements to the East End Park in Woodstock and the revealing of the plans for upcoming changes. A Duck Derby was also part of the days […]

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Ascutney Give Back to Our Mountain Day, April 22

Nic Gomez, Tom Leach, Roger Parent and Michael Bell work to remove a rotting fallen tree. (2016 – Nancy Nutile-McMenemy Photo) The Climb Fitness Center at Ascutney Mountain and Sport Trails of the Ascutney Mountain Basin (STAB) is hosting an event on Saturday, April 22 to help clean up on Earth Day. Volunteers are needed […]

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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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Photos: Sustainable Woodstock East End Action, Forum

The Sustainable Woodstock group hosted a gathering at the Woodstock Town Hall and asked participants to share ideas and opinions on the East End Park. The community members visited 4 stations to discuss different aspect of the park. Phil Camp Photos Sustainable Woodstock’s East End Action Group is still open your ideas, email them at […]

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Nominations Open for 2017 Vermont Tree Stewards Award

Do you know someone who is a dedicated steward or advocate for the trees in your community? Perhaps there’s a volunteer group that has developed or implemented a town forest management plan or organized events to raise public awareness about invasive forest insect pests. If so, you can help recognize their good work by nominating […]

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