Thursday, July 26, 2012
I can’t think of a better place to have dinner than in a vineyard. If that vineyard has a stunning view, all the better. Add to that good friends and local food prepare by a talented chef, and you absolutely can’t go wrong. Especially if the weather cooperates.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
You can tell a lot about a town from its farmers market. Who the vendors are and what they’re selling—and who the consumers are and what they’re buying—are both accurate indicators, I’ve found in my casual, ongoing research, of the health and vitality of a community.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
With a sculpted landscape designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and buildings out of an English fairytale, Shelburne Farms is no ordinary farm. Situated on the shores of Lake Champlain, it’s stunningly beautiful; no wonder this spot was selected by Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb in the 1880s as the site for their model agricultural estate.