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


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


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

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Something Brewing in the Berkshires

By John Seven Two breweries in the Berkshires are setting out to put the region on the map when it comes to beer lovers. When Best of the Berkshires winner Bright Ideas Brewing opened its doors just over a year ago on the Mass MoCA campus in North Adams, its goal was much loftier than… Continue reading Something Brewing in the Berkshires