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Last Morsel

Last Morsel—The Taste

| March 01, 2008

Joyce's pigs

I roasted a loin roast from one of the pigs I’d raised—dinner plans had been canceled because of the ice storm.

Last Morsel—My Family’s French Canadian Kitchen

A petite vegetable farm in Saint Armand shares lessons in profitability.

Written by Dorothy Read | November 15, 2016

tourtière

Whenever I catch a whiff of cinnamon or cloves, my mind drifts to my mother’s kitchen and the French Canadian food traditions that shaped how I learned to cook.

Mark Kurlansky's "The Food of a Younger Land"

The Eating Habits of Americans (from the 1930s WPA chronicles)

| December 01, 2012

Photos from the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division.

In the 1930s, writers for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) chronicled the eating habits of Americans. Here are some Vermont excerpts, as collected in Mark Kurlansky’s The Food of a Younger Land:

The Other Great Flood

| December 01, 2011

Canoeing toward a farmhouse in Bolton, 1927

When the 1927 flood hit, devastating damage occurred on Vermont farms, primarily losses of livestock and barns. And yet the same spirit of cooperation evident after Irene was very present back then, as illustrated by the flyer at right, which could have been written today.

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Vermont's Local Banquet Magazine illuminates the connections between local food and Vermont communities. Our stories, interviews, and essays reveal how Vermont residents are building their local food systems, how farmers are faring in a time of great opportunity and challenge, and how Vermont’s agricultural landscape is changing as the localvore movement shapes what is grown and raised here.

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