What a catch

Originally published by the Good Taste Dining Guide, 2018.    Vermont may be a landlocked state, but you’ll never want for fresh seafood in the Northshire thanks to Manchester’s Earth & Sea Fish Market. Begun in 1986 out of the back of a refrigerated minivan, owner Bob Yakaitis has spent the last 30-plus years working […]

A Holistic Heritage

Originally published by the Good Taste Dining Guide, 2018.  Photographs by George Forbes After almost 50 years in downtown Manchester, New Morning Natural Foodscontinues to redefine living local. With a wide selection of regionally sourced produce and goods, a locavore philosophy has long guided the family-owned health food store. Recently, however, New Morning has begun to […]

Refreshments revived

Originally published by the Good Taste Dining Guide, 2018.   There’s nothing like that crisp “pop!” that precipitates a celebratory bottle of champagne or that first refreshing gulp of an IPA on a hot day. In Vermont, a vibrant culinary landscape encompassing countless craft beer, wine, and spirit producers awaits those seeking a taste of […]

What’s on the menu?

Originally published by the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce.  In the Shires of Vermont, you’ll never be far from the farmer who grew your food. Boasting a wealth of quaint farms and charming restaurants, the Shires have become something of a culinary capital in the Northeast. Though seasonal and sustainable fare have long been a […]

It takes a village

Originally published by the Manchester Journal on July 11, 2018.  MANCHESTER — It’s often said that “it takes a village” to care for a child. For 3-year-old Tinken Kutata — recently diagnosed with bilateral hip dysplasia in her home country of Kenya — three women, with a community behind them, have paved the way for […]

What’s UP with SUP?

Originally published by Stratton Magazine in May 2018.    Perched atop a stand-up paddleboard, you’re guaranteed to experience the viridescent Vermont landscape from a singular and stunning perspective. Propelling yourself across Stratton’s still waters you’ll discover the vibrant landscapes bustling both beneath the water and within the trees, while simultaneously testing your body and mind to whatever extent you choose. Even those born and raised in the Green Mountain […]

Waters with an Edge

Originally published by Stratton Magazine in May 2018.    Looking to make a splash in Stratton this summer? In an area perhaps best known for its ski mountains, you may be surprised by just how much Vermont has to offer when it comes to warm weather fun. Here, summers are defined not just by the brilliant glow […]

Stratton Gets a Lift

Originally published by Stratton Magazine in May 2018.  Stratton is poised for growth in the year ahead, with a new owner in Alterra Mountain Company, new resorts in the family including Mammoth and Deer Valley, and the new Ikon Pass that will make resorts across North America more accessible to Stratton skiers and snowboarders while […]