Straw bale gardening with GMG

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Green Mountain Gardeners are hosting a program by Peter Isakson on straw bale gardening on Monday, March 4, at 11 a.m., at the Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad. This meeting is open to the public and all … Continued

Springfield Garden Club’s Holiday Market a success

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield Garden Club would like to thank the local community who showed up in force to attend their 2023 Christmas Holidays Pop-Up Market at the former Young’s Propane location in the plaza. The garden club is … Continued

GMG nurturing our mountain community

REGION – The Green Mountain Gardeners (GMG) celebrated the holidays with their tradition of tabletop-tree-making for the homebound, and donations to support our community organizations. The uniquely decorated tabletop trees, together with cookies from the Weston Women’s Club, were delivered … Continued

Springfield Garden Club provides Christmas cheer

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Once a month, a Springfield Garden Club committee creates 24 small flower arrangements to accompany meals distributed by volunteers to the local Meals on Wheels recipients. Pictured from left to right are Lynn Likus, Therese Burton, Deb … Continued

Contaminated soil an issue for potential community garden

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The potential site for a community garden at 66 Atkinson Street in Bellows Falls has been found to contain traces of lead and hydrocarbons, with additional environmental testing needed to be conducted. The now-empty lot at … Continued

BRGNS Fall Rummage Sale

LUDLOW, Vt. – Black River Good Neighbor Services (BRGNS) is pleased to announce its annual Fall Rummage Sale at Fletcher Farm, 611 Route 103 South in Ludlow on Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. – 3 … Continued

Rockingham Old House Awards 2023 Opens Aug. 4

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – Kicking off with the Aug. 4-6 Old Home Days and the Meeting House Pilgrimage weekend, nominations are open for Rockingham Old House Awards 2023. “Inaugurated by the Bellows Falls Historical Society over 25 years ago, the Rockingham … Continued

Chester Community Gardens ribbon cutting

CHESTER, Vt. – To celebrate their new membership in the Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, Cheryl Joy Lipton and Melody Reed cut the ribbon for the Chester Community Greenhouse & Gardens (CCG&G), along with Chamber Director Carol Lighthall, Vermont … Continued

Neighborhood tag sale to build resilience

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Brown Street in Bellows Falls is only one block long. It will be the center of activity on June 10, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., as people from that vicinity will come together for a neighborhood … Continued

Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour’s Underwear

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On June 10, at 11 a.m., Rebecca Rupp will be speaking at Springfield Town Library for her presentation “Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour’s Underwear.” Common garden vegetables have long and fascinating histories. Science and history … Continued

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