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Vermont Tree Goods

  I’m excited to be writing to announce a new job!  I admittedly have been working at Vermont Tree Goods for a few months.   Between this transition, several summer weddings to attend, and lots + lots of gardening, I’m just … Continue reading

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November in the Garden and Kitchen

Though we did have some cold windy weather and deep frosts, our first two November weekends have been clear and sunny.  Perfect for wrapping things up in the garden!  At our new house, we had part of our field tilled, … Continue reading

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A Lardy Afternoon

Most people have pretty negative associations with the word “lard.”  According to a recent story by NPR, we have Procter & Gamble’s marketing team to thank.  “…Unlike lard, Crisco was made in a lab by scientists, not necessarily an appetizing idea … Continue reading

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December Excitement: Cooking and Crafts

Snow is in the air, and people around here are excited for winter!  With less than an inch of snow on the ground, my students immediately got to work building snow forts, catching flakes in their tongues, and following animal … Continue reading

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Homemade Local Eggnog

This holiday season I made eggnog for the first time.  It was surprisingly easy – thanks to our electric mixer.  My version was based on a recipe that used more milk than cream, and didn’t cook any of the ingredients.  We’ve been … Continue reading

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