I’ve rediscovered my love for the day trip. Over the past few years, our family abandoned the day trip in favor of an overnight stay of at least a night, if not two or three. The overnight stay, for us, meant we…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 →
Macoun and gala and McIntosh, oh, my!
It's apple season, and with so many delicious varieties to choose from in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont, it's difficult to know what you're picking and what that apple is best used for (besides taking…
Before heading out to a local orchard or farm for an afternoon packed with “pick-your-own” fun, there are a few things you should know.…Read More →
Overcome COVID-19 cabin fever at your local apple orchard By Bob Audette Across Southern Vermont orchard managers are preparing for an unprecedented pick-your-own apple season. “Consumers are looking for local food and they also are looking for fun experiences,” said Vermont Agriculture…Read More →
When fall arrives, and the first apple and pumpkin pies come out of the oven, it can be hard to remember that there are so many more things you can make with your fall harvest.
To help you think outside the pie pan,…
The Thom Reed UFO Monument Park, located on land adjacent to the site where the Reed family encountered a UFO in 1969, has become a destination for those interested in ufology.…Read More →
5 weekend getaways in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont By Kimberly Kirchner Self-isolation, Week Two: For the first time, you notice a strange pattern of knots in the wood of the coffee table. Week Seven: You’ve determined the knots resemble an antelope…Read More →
Fall in UpCountry means hikers can enjoy a break from stifling heat and humidity and enjoy the best foliage in the country.…Read More →
Could there possibly be a better social distancing activity than a family road trip tour of fall foliage in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont?…Read More →