$300,000 still needed in fundraising effort for fledgling grocery, bakery, event space By Isabel WissnerVermont Country BENNINGTON — A new Bennington Community Market aims to support local farmers while increasing the accessibility of fresh produce and goods to the region. Aila West,…Read More →
Kathleen Gurney continues to follow her own path with Salsa Sisters By Bob AudetteVermont Country BRATTLEBORO — Kathleen Gurney, originally from Memphis, a hamlet in upstate New York, started making salsa for family and friends and for cookouts and barbecues. And like…Read More →
New name, but same power-packed beverage with dozens of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals By Bob AudetteVermont Country WENDELL, Mass. — Six years ago, Sara Schley and Joe Laur officially launched MapleMama, a line of nonalcoholic craft maple spritzers. But the idea had been…Read More →
Amy Brady expects to have a busy summer and fall at Kampfires Campground, Inn and Entertainment.
But what summer and fall will look like, when it comes to hosting events, depends on what COVID-19 safety precautions/restrictions are still in place, how many people…Read More →
Decorative, fragrant herbs are ‘plants with a purpose’ that are useful as condiments, medicine, tonics and insect deterrents. Every serious garden should have some Original article published in UpCountry, May 27, 1977. This article has been edited for content and length. By…Read More →
Sunset Meadow of Massachusetts offers table-side tastings, bottles to-go By Jennifer HuberdeauSHEFFIELD, Mass. Red or white? Dry or sweet? Sparkling or rosë? You can try them all (and take home a few) during a visit to Sunset Meadow of Massachusetts Winery and…Read More →
Fried foods are at the heart of Hanukkah dinner, and close to my heart, too. After all, who doesn’t love a perfectly fried potato?
Devouring dishes drenched in oil isn’t just a holiday indulgence, however, as the tradition harkens back to the very…Read More →
Friendsgiving celebrations provide alternative traditions, food options By Francesca Olsen NORTH ADAMS, Mass. It started as a housewarming party held the day before Thanksgiving, in a spacious apartment above Dottie’s Coffee House in Pittsfield. Autumn Bragan, a food blogger and passionate host,…Read More →
Locally sourced apples fuel the Berkshire Cider Project By Mike Walsh NORTH ADAMS, Mass. It starts with an apple. Or, more specifically, an apple cider doughnut. A girl named Kat was enjoying one at Hilltop Orchards in Richmond when someone snapped a…Read More →