Addison County

MIDDLEBURY — All Addison County farmers, local food producers and the general public are invited to attend the Addison County Candidates Forum on Food and Farm Policy. Hosted by ACORN, Tandem and Middlebury College, the Forum will take place on Oct. 19, from 7-9 p.m. at Middlebury College’s Kirk Alumni Center. The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers. Are you an online subscriber? Click to login. Click here to learn more about our subscription options. If you have a print subscription, you can now add an online subscription at no additional charge! Just email us...
MIDDLEBURY — On Oct. 10-18, the Addison Repertory theater’s acting class will be touring local elementary schools, sharing their own original children’s show. This year’s show, titled “Beans, Bags, and Bravery,” is a compilation of classic children’s stories retold through dramatic movement. “Beans, Bags, and Bravery” is performed by A.R.T. actors dressed in black with limited props, costumes and dialogue. Directed by Steve Small and produced by Penelope Wade, this year’s show is a three part production consisting of classic and contemporary stories: “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Where the Wild...
ADDISON COUNTY — In less than five minutes, members of the Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department will answer a call, throw on their heavy gear, pile into their fleet of trucks, switch on the siren and head out for their mission. “We have a joke,” said Middlebury Department Chief David Shaw. “If we’re not out of here in five minutes, we’re not coming.” The Vergennes Fire Department firefighters pride themselves on the time they arrived at Basin Harbor Club in seven minutes, a trip that usually takes about 20 minutes. The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers. Are...
SHOREHAM — Farmers always have to deal with unpredictable weather, but growers of perennial plants like apple trees face additional difficulties with a changing climate. Vermont orchardists have been dealing with the reality of global warming — successfully for the most part — for years, according to Champlain Orchards co-owner and head orchardist Bill Suhr. Suhr, speaking in early September after the hottest July in the world’s recorded weather history and the hottest August ever in eight Northeastern states, said he and other Addison County orchardists have been adapting to global warming...

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