Katherine P. Cox
Katherine P. Cox is a freelance writer who lives in the Connecticut River Valley town of Westmoreland, N.H. A former writer and editor at The NH Keene Sentinel in Keene, N.H., her work has appeared in Monadnock Table, Here in Hanover, and Southern Vermont Arts & Living.
Written by Katherine P. Cox | June 01, 2011
With hundreds of spectators lining Main Street in Brattleboro, the groomed and bedazzled heifers are led down the center of the street to the cheers of onlookers. Hundreds of cows preen for the delighted crowd, followed by more farm animals (bulls, goats, and horses), tractors (also decorated for the parade) floats, clowns, marching bands, street performers, and all manner of groups touting their various farm affiliations.
but Pick for Your Neighbors, Too
Written by Katherine P. Cox | September 01, 2010
The road leading to Dwight Miller & Son Orchards in Dummerston is far off the beaten path. For decades, visitors have driven down the road on crisp, fall days to spend time picking Golden Delicious, Cortland, Empire, and Macoun apples from trees that date back to the late 1800s. They’ve gone to this orchard—one of Vermont’s oldest—to pick for themselves, or maybe for their families or friends.