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Letter Regarding Vermont RAP Rules

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Shroom Flowers To the Agency of Agriculture: The proposed Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs) rules in Vermont are going about it all wrong and will have many unintended consequences that are destructive to small farms and local agriculture without solving the … Continue reading

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Pleasing the Weather Gods

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Promises of Warm Weather Fall is a time we spend getting ready for winter. Well, actually, here in the north country we spend all summer and fall getting ready for winter but in the fall it becomes an intense race … Continue reading

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Mr. Pickwick

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Mr. Pickwick at the Library The Aldrich Library in Barre, Vermont has gotten a recent make over and a new granite statue of Mr. Pickwick. Outdoors: 64°F/34°F Sunny Tiny Cottage: 66°F/69°F Daily Spark: If pigs could vote then they would … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015

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Halloween 2015 in Montpelier, VT This year the Barre merchants decided to hold Halloween on Friday, October 30th, instead of the real Halloween date so a lot of people missed the traditional parade in Barre. I learned later from the … Continue reading

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Sand Barrel

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Sand Barrel This is something that rural folk will immediately recognize for what it is but city folk may likely mistake it for an odd trash can.

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Catching Hope

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Levitatus Hope considering her nails while she levitates above brothers Ben and Will who are spotting her in case she falls in front of brilliant foliage.

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City Market Coop Harvest Festival

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Sugar Mountain Farm Booth Banner With the opening of our butcher shop we’re going to do the annual harvest celebration at the City Market Onion River Coop in Burlington, Vermont this coming Sunday, October 4th. (Directions)

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Passed by a House

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House passing Us on Highway We are a safe driver. We drive so slowly (the speed limit) that we got passed by not just one but three houses while returning up I-91 last week.

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Shipping Rocks

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Box of Rocks They are in the process of moving Vermont to Florida in order to prevent the sunshine state from sinking into the sea. Frankly, that seems like a lot of work but at least we’re not shipping ice … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Painting

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Hummingbird Painting in Burlington, VT Over the last few weeks we have been watching Mary Lacy paint this hummingbird on the side of a building out side the Vermont Pub & Brewery in Burlington, Vermont. Each week when we go … Continue reading

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