Living Economically

Laurie Caswell Burke, Wind Ridge columnist Miss the Paris Climate Summit? Here’s an opportunity much closer to home. A second climate summit in Randolph takes place on Feb. 22. Last February, the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) hosted the first Vermont Climate Economy Summit at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. I attended this gathering… Read More »

Keep it in the ground

Keep it in the ground

By Sue Dixon If you happen to run into Laurie Caswell Burke, be careful because you might find yourself writing her column for the Shelburne News. The other day I saw Laurie walking at Meach Cove Farm with her friend Faith. I stepped on the brakes, tipping over the flower arrangement on my passenger seat.… Read More »

Where the local food thrives

Where the local food thrives

By Laurie Caswell Burke Freshly picked carrots, plump blueberries, and crisp red lettuce just taste better. Vermont’s vibrant working agricultural landscape continues to thrive. Summer begins the long awaited time of year to enjoy an abundance of local, fresh produce. Whether you have a garden plot, participate in a CSA, visit the farmer’s market, or… Read More »