Serving Up Vermont

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
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By Chad Estey, Media Coordinator

As part of our We ♥ Local celebration in February, we had a chance to visit Shelburne Vineyard and meet the people responsible for the great wines they produce. Check out the video below to hear from the winemakers as they taste a selection of Shelburne Vineyard wines—you’ll get ideas on flavor notes, more info on the winemaking process, and even some pairing ideas!

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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By Carrie Putscher, Assistant Outreach & Education Manager

I love winter, I really do. I like snow, I like the cold, and I don’t mind frozen fingers and frosted eyelashes. However, we’ve now reached the point of winter where news of incoming snow brings only a fleeting moment of joy and then a much longer resigned sigh, and my thoughts turn more and more often to green leaves and gentle spring breezes. Spring will be here soon, but until then, we’ve got a bit more winter to get through. Here are some of my favorite self-care tips for the season to help boost spirits:

Cook a favorite meal or treat

Friday, January 29, 2021
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By Carrie Putscher, Assistant Outreach & Education Manager

It’s almost the end of January, and with February right around the corner, we’re gearing up for We <3 Local month at the Co-op! In a celebration of our local producers, we’re featuring themed weeks focusing attention on Produce, Dairy, Beverages, and Staples, with the chance to win prizes by interacting with our Instagram posts or attending our Meet the Makers livestream classes. Follow this link to learn more!

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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By Carrie Putscher, Assistant Outreach & Education Manager

Guest post by Erin Buckwalter, Development & Engagement Director of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT)

Each year, the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont’s (NOFA-VT) Winter Conference provides a joyful, rejuvenating opportunity for farmers, homesteaders, gardeners, land managers, activists, educators, producers, and other food-system changemakers to participate in building vibrant community through ideas, resources, skills and connection.

Monday, December 21, 2020
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By Carrie Putscher, Assistant Outreach & Education Manager

Guest post by Tracey Shamberger, Age Well, Director of Public Relations and Business Development

Great leaders have said the test of any community is how it treats its most vulnerable. Vermonters have certainly been put to the test as we navigate the Covid Pandemic. At Age Well we are grateful to our volunteers and our community partners, like City Market. Less than one year ago Age Well became a City Market Community Outreach Partner. As a direct result of our partnership we recruited nearly 300 new volunteers!

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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By Carrie Putscher, Assistant Outreach & Education Manager

Guest post by the Intervale Center

An Update on Intervale Center Programs and the Annual City Market COTS Tree Sale

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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By Carrie Putscher, Assistant Outreach & Education Manager

Guest post by NOFA-VT

Do you believe that all Vermonters should have access to nourishing, local food? So do we! That’s why we’ve teamed up with City Market for the 20th year in a row to raise funds for our Farm Share Program. 

Sunday, November 15, 2020
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By Carrie Putscher, Assistant Outreach & Education Manager

On a blustery October day, I drove out to West Charleston to visit the orchard of Eden Specialty Ciders and help harvest some beautiful heirloom apples.

Monday, October 5, 2020
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By Carrie Putscher, Assistant Outreach & Education Manager

October is Co-op Month, and we’re proud to partner with a number of cooperative partners to celebrate what makes co-ops so special! Co-ops are alternative business structures that are created to meet the needs of their Members and are owned and governed by their members. Want to make sure you’re a part of a business that lets your voice be heard? Join a co-op!

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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By Carrie Putscher, Assistant Outreach & Education Manager

City Market is a proud presenter of A Force to Be Reckoned With: Womxn in VT’s Food System, a webinar series hosted by ShiftMeals. This six-part series, happening every Thursday at noon from September 10th through October 15th, puts the spotlight on the experiences of womxn and femmes in Vermont who have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Each date will feature a variety of panelists coming together to share their knowledge and experiences with the audience, creating a diverse sharing space to empower panelists and participants alike.