Family’s easygoing attitude and dedication keep customers coming back year after year
Bennington's Apple Barn shares the craft
Haunted locales you can visit in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
An interview with the 'Godfather of the Paranormal'
Explore Southern Vermont’s hidden gems with Backroad Discovery Tours
Author hopes renewed interest will help solve New England cold cases
Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival has something for everything
Get out on the road this fall and see the foliage
Vermont towns capitalize on nature's annual spectacle.
Autumn events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
In this edition, UpCountry Editor Jennifer Huberdeau writes about the haunted places one can find throughout the region. Leading off her article, she asks: Do you believe in ghosts? Well, if you don’t believe in ghosts, perhaps you’ll believe my story. I grew up in Adams in a house built by a stonemason. The home… Continue reading From the Editor
Head out to one of these local orchards for an afternoon packed with "pick-your-own apples" fun.
The best fresh cider doughnuts in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
Happenings in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
Aggie fairs survive financial challenges, decline in volunteers and attendance
A horse and rider round the barrel during the barrel racing portion of the Double M Rodeo at the 2018 Adams Agricultural Fair. Eagle File Photo. Click here to read more. This issue really captures the essence of UpCountry’s outdoors. UpCountry correspondent Stephanie Gravalese travels the Berkshires and Southern Vermont on culinary adventures and visited… Continue reading From the Editor
These cakes are anything but vanilla
Wheelhouse Clay Center offers lessons in mindful creativity
In Western Massachusetts Adams Agricultural Fair 371 Old Columbia St. Adams Aug. 2-4adams-agricultural-fair.org The Double M Rodeo promises to be a highlight of the 45th Adams Agricultural Fair, which also includes a demolition derby, livestock contests, horse and oxen pulls, a K-9 dog demonstration, a birds of prey show, live music and entertainment, concessions, amusement… Continue reading 10 fairs you don’t want to miss
The world of Heirloom Fire is one where culinary alchemy is coupled with an elegance that can only exist in nature.
We’ve been creating this bimonthly magazine for a little more than two years now, and it’s a labor of love for all involved. Hardly a day goes by when someone mentions to me how much they enjoy reading and looking at UpCountry Magazine. That is so heartening. Hearing from you helps keep us on track.… Continue reading From the editor
As the 50th anniversary of Woodstock draws near, UpCountry readers share their memories of the rock concert in the Catskills.
An inn where the outside is designed to outshine the interior
Welcome Campers curates music and nostalgia at a three-day adult summer camp in the Berkshires
A look at Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival over the years
From Welcome Campers and the Taste of Country Music Fest to the Green River Festival and Solid Sound, these are the musical festivals you don't want to miss.
As Mass MoCA celebrates its 20th anniversary, guest columnist Joseph C. Thompson, the museum's founding director, takes a trip down memory lane.
Staying the Berkshires or Southern Vermont? Looking for a golf course? Our annual golf guide has all the stats and information you need to know before hitting the greens.
A sure sign of spring in New England? The return of the roadside dairy bar.
A buyer’s guide for purchasing legal marijuana in the Berkshires
In the 1970s, marijuana was simpler. Some are nostalgic for simpler weed flavors, but others say changes in the industry have improved the tasted.
A guide to what kind of pot is legal and where ...
The New England Canoe and Kayak Racing Association finds a place to compete in landlocked Vermont
A rare glimpse inside Naulakha, Rudyard Kipling’s Vermont hideaway
The Robert Frost Stone House Museum puts literary history on display
Volunteers help the Appalachian Trail maintain its iconic status
Preserving the craft of traditional butchery at Sutter Meats
What exactly makes a dish comfort food material? After reviewing many definitions of the term, I landed on one by Merriam-Webster, it was concise and hit the spot, “comfort food: food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal.”
Maple syrup right from the source. Our 2019 guide to sugarhouses in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont.
January and February are your months for atonement. While the arts scene isn’t dormant during 2019’s earliest days, it’s certainly a tad sleepy.
Carvers from around the world come to Bennington to study with Floyd Scholz, one of the best in the world
Today, the majority of the popular ski areas that brought tourists to the Berkshire Hills, the Green Mountains of Vermont and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, beginning with the snow trains and ending with destination resorts from the 1970s and 1980s, exist only as abandoned ski lifts and tow ropes, photographs, postcards and memories.
Not for the novice downhillers out there, tackling the backcountry takes a different level of winter sportsman. But skiing sans Liftopia is something attainable for all.
Training the next generation of Harris Hill jumpers
Miles of trails; a season of winter fun
Take a trip along the Vermont Cheese Trail
This Gilded Age mansion-turned-inn is a home away from home — and a family operation.
Where to have a sweet or savory brunch and eat it, too.
You can’t go wrong with chocolate. That’s what Nick Monte, chocolatier and co-owner of the Village Peddler in East Arlington, Vt., and the Village Chocolate Shoppe in Bennington, Vt., believes.
Yes, sweet things from Northampton, Mass. ovens help people power up for the rigors of their days, just as they do at early-bird bakeries across UpCountry communities. To be sure, the scratch baking scene isn’t Northampton’s most-played card. But for me, when it comes to this college town’s culinary map, morning treats put the longing in longitude. And the choices are expanding.