We learn about the conditions, the health of our trout population and where to
find the fish this season, celebrate
National Poetry Month and continue our series marking the anniversary
of the Vermont Folklife Center’s Traditional
Arts Apprenticeship Program.
a certain photograph or a familiar smell can trigger a rush of memories. Other
times it can be a long forgotten song. In
the case of John Stone, a recording he made years ago brought back vivid
memories that illuminate a part of Vermont’s cultural past.
The popularity of the localvore movement is seen as a return to an earlier era, but there are fascinating differences between today’s emphasis on locally produced food and the farm traditions of the past.
Daisy Turner was born in Grafton in 1883, one of 13 children of Sally
and Alec Turner. Her
stories of her 104 years of living and her family’s lineage in slavery are
preserved by the Vermont Folklife Center.
New nursing graduates no longer have their pick of jobs, because older nurses are putting off retirement. But is it only temporary? Plus, a look back at the legacy and Vermont life of homesteaders Scott and Helen Nearing.