Volunteers help the Appalachian Trail maintain its iconic status
Preserving the craft of traditional butchery at Sutter Meats
Annual pilgrimage brings thousands to National Shrine of The Divine Mercy each year
Image of ‘The Divine Mercy’ said to play role in reopening of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church
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.”
UpCountry is full of women who have made history. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve highlighted nine noteworthy women who have, at one time or another, called our area home.
Familiar fare served up in a cozy New England atmosphere
Sap drips from a maple tree at Lilac Ridge Farm in West Brattleboro, Vt. Brattleboro Reformer file photo. Editor’s note: In the UpCountry, we get the chance to celebrate the maple sugaring season over two weekends. This year, in the Berkshires, maple producers will open their sugarhouses on Maple Weekend, March 16 and 17. The… Continue reading How to be a backyard maple buff
They have been part of the Green Mountain landscape for almost two centuries, ready to welcome a traveler in need of provisions or a local for anything from winter wear to a lug wrench. They are known as purveyors of everything from the necessary to the useless but fun, from the grassroots to the upscale.
And so Mikolas researched and wrote his own book, “A Beginner’s Guide to Recognizing Trees of the Northeast,” recently released by the Vermont-founded Countryman Press, an imprint of New York publishing powerhouse W.W. Norton & Company.