Food, Sep/Oct 2017

Cooking with Gilfeather Turnips

Learn more about the Gilfeather Turnip here. Gilfeather Turnip Latkes Easy and fast to make. Great as a side dish, or, if you make small latkes, as an appetizer. Ingredients 1 large Gilfeather Turnip—washed, peeled and grated (about 5 cups, grated) 3/4 cup (or more) vegetable oil for frying 2 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup… Continue reading Cooking with Gilfeather Turnips

Food, Sep/Oct 2017

The Vermont State Vegetable

Wardsboro’s heirloom Gilfeather Turnip became the official State Vegetable of Vermont on July 1, 2016, after then-Gov. Peter Shumlin signed a bill that sailed through the Legislature because of the expert testimony of schoolchildren from the Wardsboro Elementary School. The students appeared multiple times at House and Senate committee hearings in Montpelier, giving presentations with… Continue reading The Vermont State Vegetable

Food, Sep/Oct 2017

Southern Vermont’s Brewery Scene is Hopping

By Natalie Wise Vermonters know what they like, and what they like is craft-brewed beer made with locally sourced ingredients. The Southern Vermont brewery scene has been hopping for the past few years, with no signs of slowing down. How’s a hops-lover supposed to taste every brew that’s been fermenting in these Green Mountains? Here… Continue reading Southern Vermont’s Brewery Scene is Hopping