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Posted on Jul 14, 2015

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Condensed from “Orly Munzing and Brattleboro’s Strolling of the Heifers” by Joyce Marcel, published originally in Vermont Business Magazine in June,...

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Posted on Jul 8, 2015

2015 Parade video

2015 Parade video

Want to relive the parade? Brattleboro Community Television was out in full force to capture the full experience of the parade, enhanced by the lively commentary of our...

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Posted on Jul 8, 2015

2015 Stroll Weekend photos

2015 Stroll Weekend photos

Our photographers took LOTS of pictures during Stroll Weekend 2015! Here are slide shows of the Parade, Expo, Friday Street Fair, and Tour de Heifer: PARADE: EXPO:...

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Posted on Jun 2, 2015

Bernie’s coming!

Bernie’s coming!

We’re proud to announce that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will march in the Strolling of the Heifers Parade, downtown Brattleboro VT, on Saturday, June 6 — the...

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Posted on May 15, 2015

How about some Human Foosball?

How about some Human Foosball?

We’re planning a human foosball tourney — why not enter your team? You can play chess with human chess pieces, on a very large board. But the players don’t...

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Posted on May 14, 2015

Bounty of the Northeast

Bounty of the Northeast

Gallery at the Garden 157 Main Street, Brattleboro In conjunction with Strolling of the Heifers weekend, we proudly present the exhibit Bounty of the...

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Posted on May 13, 2015

2015 Stroll Weekend Entertainers

Here are details about our 2015 entertainers. See schedule on our Weekend Entertainment schedule page. Alan Greenleaf and the Doctor Alan Greenleaf, guitarist and...

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Posted on Apr 30, 2015

Walk for Amber StorySlam, May 16

Walk for Amber StorySlam, May 16

We are excited to invite the community to an evening of memorable, heartfelt, personal, funny and entertaining stories at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden on Saturday,...

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Posted on Jan 11, 2015

Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Celebrating family farmers, local food and rural life! The world-famous Strolling of the Heifers Parade is the centerpiece of Stroll Weekend, June 5-7, 2015. Although...

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Posted on Oct 20, 2014

“Macho Heifer” Tee-Shirt

“Macho Heifer” Tee-Shirt

A lot of guys tell us they like this tee-shirt design better than our original “Abbey Road Heifers” version. So get one for each of the men in your life!...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2014

Stroll “Wordle” Tee-Shirt

Stroll “Wordle” Tee-Shirt

This stylish tee-shirt features our special 10th anniversary graphic, a cloud of “Stroll words” in the shape of a grazing cow. Available in adult sizes only...

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Posted on Oct 11, 2014

Classic “Abbey Road” Original Tee-Shirt

Classic “Abbey Road” Original Tee-Shirt

The original world-famous Strolling Heifers on the zebra stripe crosswalk! Many color options. Adult sizes $20.00 | Youth sizes                                        ...

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Posted on Oct 1, 2014

Martin C. Langeveld

Martin C. Langeveld

Martin spent 30 years in the media business, 28 in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and two at the Brattleboro Reformer, from which he retired in 2008. Earlier, he and...

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Posted on Sep 29, 2014

Classic Stroll Ball Cap

Classic Stroll Ball Cap

Strolling of the Heifers Ball Cap — Black, with our world famous “Abbey Road” Strolling Heifers on the front, and “Get Heifers?” on the back....

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Posted on Aug 20, 2014

Stroll Maple Syrup

Stroll Maple Syrup

Our maple sugarer friends have brewed this syrup especially for us — packaged with our world-famous “Abbey Road” Strolling Heifers icon! One-pint size, just...

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Posted on Jul 7, 2014

Southern Vermont Dance Festival 2014

July 17 thru July 20, 2014 • Brattleboro, VT The Southern Vermont Dance Festival  returns in July 2014 with an exciting round of dance classes, lectures and...

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Posted on Apr 19, 2014

Slow Living Expo

Slow Living Expo

Meet the heifers up close and personal at the Slow Living Expo on the Brattleboro Common and the Brattleboro Retreat grounds — 11 acres of fun, food, entertainment and...

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Posted on Apr 18, 2014

Slow Living Summit

Slow Living Summit

Exploring more mindful communities: The Slow Living Summit is a conference focused on the development of nurturing and mutually supportive communities, bioregions and...

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Posted on Apr 16, 2014

Join us on the Tour de Heifer!

Join us on the Tour de Heifer!

Vermont’s most challenging dirt road rides! The fifth annual Tour de Heifer happens on Sunday, June 7, 2015! The Tour de Heifer’s 60 and 30 mile challenge...

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Posted on Apr 15, 2014

Energy Village

Energy Village

Home owners and business owners are asking: Is my home or office wasting energy? How much? How can I find out? What can I do about it? How much will that cost? How can...

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Posted on Apr 9, 2014

Maple ‘n Mud Fest

Maple ‘n Mud Fest

Strolling of the Heifers presents our 1st Annual Maple ‘n Mud Fest, set for Saturday April 26, 2014. Come celebrate the changing seasons with Maple Producers and...

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Posted on Feb 26, 2014

Reusable Grocery Bag

Reusable Grocery Bag

When the cashier asks, “Paper or plastic?”, say “Neither, I brought my own!” Just $2.00 apiece — order a half...

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Posted on Feb 25, 2014

3D Cow Anatomy Puzzle

3D Cow Anatomy Puzzle

This kit includes 28 pieces and a 12 page booklet with information and facts about cows. One side of the assembled model is clear showing the internal organs. The other...

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Posted on Dec 24, 2013

Mooing LED Light Key Chain

Mooing LED Light Key Chain

Stop fumbling in the dark with your keys. Press on the cow’s head to activate a bright LED light while she moos! The spring-loaded clip can hold several keys or...

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Posted on Oct 7, 2013

John R. Davidson

John R. Davidson

John R. Davidson (Chair and Treasurer) — CEO, Trust Company of Vermont, Brattleboro, VT. Jack is a graduate of St. Michael’s College and Fordham University Law...

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Posted on Apr 26, 2013

Slow Living Summit

Slow Living Summit

The third annual Slow Living Summit, a conference that’s all about sustainable living, resilient communities, and the inner transformations necessary for Living...

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Posted on Apr 16, 2013

Farm Art

Farm Art

Starting during our Street Festival (Friday, June 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m.) and for the month of June, Strolling of the Heifers Farm Art exhibits will be on view at...

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Posted on Apr 13, 2013

Woodlands Exhibit at the Expo

Woodlands Exhibit at the Expo

Learn about the work of foresters, woodland management & forest resources at the Slow Living Expo’s Woodlands Exhibit! Forests are as much a part of New...

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Posted on Mar 25, 2013

Tour de Heifer

Tour de Heifer

The third annual Tour de Heifer happens on Sunday, June 9! The Tour is a trio of challenging but highly scenic rides with 15-mile, 30-mile and 60-mile routes. There is...

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Posted on Feb 1, 2013

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You appear to have cancelled out of your PayPal transaction. Should you have any trouble registering please contact Martin Langeveld, 802-380-0226 or...

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Posted on Jan 8, 2013

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Posted on Dec 26, 2012

Sen. Patrick Leahy

Sen. Patrick Leahy

Patrick Leahy of Middlesex was elected to the United States Senate in 1974 and remains the only Democrat elected to this office from Vermont.  At 34, he was the...

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Posted on Dec 26, 2012

Gov. Peter Shumlin

Gov. Peter Shumlin

Peter Shumlin is a small business owner, public servant and father of two from Putney, Vermont. A committed entrepreneur, Peter was the longtime co-director, along with...

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Posted on Dec 26, 2012

Rep. Peter Welch

Rep. Peter Welch

Peter Welch has been a champion for working Vermonters throughout his distinguished career as a state legislator and Member of Congress.  Since his election to Congress...

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Posted on Dec 26, 2012

Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is the longest serving independent member of Congress...

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Posted on Dec 15, 2012

Roger Allbee

Roger Allbee

Roger Allbee, Vermont’s former Secretary of Agriculture, comes to the Heifer committee with extensive senior management experience, a strong economics and...

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Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Richard Chapin

Richard Chapin

Rick has had a long banking career, serving most recently as CEO of Members First Credit Union. Previously, he was Vice President of People’s United Bank...

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Posted on Dec 13, 2012

Bette Crawford

Bette Crawford

Bette Crawford has led an industrious business life, with entrepreneurial activities ranging from silversmith to restaurateur to manager of the News Bureau for Mt. Snow...

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Posted on Dec 12, 2012

Erika Elder

Erika Elder

Erika Elder does graphic design for us. Erika moved to Guilford from New York City’s East Village in 2002. Since then she has worked as a designer at the...

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Posted on Dec 11, 2012

Kim Fine

Kim Fine

Kim Fine has volunteered in some capacity for Strolling of the Heifers since its inception. She has lived and worked around the world with extended stays in Costa Rica,...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2012

John Keppler

John Keppler

John Keppler has worked in communications in various capacities and locations for the better part of three decades. He finds himself drawn to the west, growing up in...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2012

Beth Kiendl

Beth Kiendl

Beth Kiendl, a native of New Hampshire, has been living in Brattleboro for 35 years. When she’s not working as a nurse she’s either singing, gardening,...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2012

Kevin Parry

Kevin Parry

Kevin Parry has been involved with the Strolling of the Heifers since its inception as sound engineer and sound coordinator. Kevin’s involvement in the local music...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2012

Daniel Munzing

Daniel Munzing

Daniel Munzing, graphic designer, grew up in Brattleboro. Prior to accepting his current position as Web Designer for Burton Snowboards, Dan worked in Burlington,...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2012

Helen Robb

Helen Robb

Helen Robb co-owns the Country Shop, a gift store that features products, including maple syrup, from her family’s farm. She enjoys the vicarious journeys that her...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2012

Tristan Toleno

Tristan Toleno

Tristan Toleno is the lead chef and caterer for various Stroll events. He grew up in Marlboro and graduated from Brattleboro Union High School in 1989. Four years...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2012

Donna Simons

Donna Simons

Donna Simons is a founding member of Building A Better Brattleboro, the downtown revitalization organization whose hard work has turned Brattleboro into one of the...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2012

Amelia Struthers

Amelia Struthers

Amelia Struthers, performance artist also known as the “Dairy Godmother,” has been with the Stroll since the first heifers took to the streets of...

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Posted on Nov 1, 2012

Locavore Index

Locavore Index

Our Strolling of the Heifers Locavore Index keeps track of which states are most committed to local foods. First created in 2012, the Index is a ranking of the 50...

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Posted on Oct 21, 2012

Become a Stroll sponsor!

Depending on the level selected, your sponsorship of Strolling of the Heifers can: Showcase your business and its brands, products and services to tens of thousands of...

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Posted on Oct 20, 2012

Education Programs

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Posted on Oct 16, 2012

Rob Family Farm

Rob Family Farm

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Posted on Oct 16, 2012

Know Your Artisans

Know Your Artisans

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Posted on Oct 12, 2012

David Woodberry

David Woodberry

David Woodberry grew up in New England and then spent 13 years in NYC. There, he produced dozens of shows, with roles including choreographer, dancer, publicist, grant...

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Posted on Oct 7, 2012

William Ames

William Ames

William Ames and his wife Nancy operate a farm in Northfield, MA. They harvest oak, maple and pine under their Chapter 61 Stewardship Plan and about 20 acres of hay....

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Posted on Oct 7, 2012

Donna Simons

Donna Simons

Donna Simons — Co-owner, A Candle in the Night, Brattleboro, VT. Donna is a founding member of Building A Better Brattleboro, the downtown revitalization organization...

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Posted on Oct 7, 2012

Greg Worden

Greg Worden

Greg Worden (Secretary), together with his wife, Suzy, owns and operates Vermont Artisan Designs, an award-winning contemporary American fine art and craft gallery on...

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Posted on Oct 4, 2012

Pete Seeger Concert Poster

Pete Seeger Concert Poster

This collectible poster advertised our 2008 fund raising concert featuring legendary folksinger Pete Seeger, then 89 years old, his grandson Tao Rodriguez-Seeger and...

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Posted on Oct 2, 2012

Orly Munzing

Orly Munzing

Orly is the founder and executive director of Strolling of the Heifers. Previously, she served as a learning specialist with the Windham Central Supervisory Union for...

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Posted on Oct 1, 2012

Business Plan Competition

Business Plan Competition

Our Farm/Food Business Plan Competition spurs innovation and entrepreneurship at family farms, specialty food producers, restaurants and other food enterprises...

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Posted on Sep 27, 2012

Stroll Weekend

Stroll Weekend

A great family weekend connecting people with farmers and healthy local food Strolling of the Heifers Weekend (June 6-8, 2014) is the centerpiece of our annual cycle of...

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Posted on Aug 19, 2012

Food Farm & Fiber Tour

Food Farm & Fiber Tour

Our Farm, Food & Fiber Tour is available year-round, subject to seasonal closings and hours of the partipating farms.  Use our comprehensive map and listings to...

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Posted on Aug 10, 2012

Know your maple syrup producer!

Know your maple syrup producer!

Among the many kinds of food producers you can meet in Vermont, the sweetest experience may be had by visiting a maple syrup producer (or “sugar maker”). ...

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Posted on Aug 10, 2012

Staff and volunteers

Orly Munzing, executive director and event founder, has a 20 year history of project development, supervision, and training. The Strolling of the Heifers is her...

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Posted on Aug 10, 2012

Board of Directors

Donna Simons (Chair and Secretary) — Co-owner, A Candle in the Night, Brattleboro, VT. Donna is a founding member of Building A Better Brattleboro, the downtown...

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Posted on Aug 10, 2012

Strolling of the Heifers: History

[NEEDS REWRITE] In 2001, a concerned group of civic leaders and farmers came together to organize an annual event during the first weekend of June, which also is the...

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Posted on Aug 10, 2012

Contact Strolling of the Heifers

Contact Strolling of the Heifers

Orly Munzing Founder & Executive Director Strolling of the Heifers, Inc. 105 Partridge Road E. Dummerston, VT  05346 802-258-7070 orlymunzing@gmail.com Martin C....

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Posted on Aug 10, 2012

What’s a heifer, anyway?

What’s a heifer, anyway?

That’s a question we’re often asked.  The answer is simple: A heifer is a young cow who has not yet had a calf of her own.  And who is very cute, as you can...

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Posted on Aug 10, 2012

Farm, Food and Fiber Tour

Our Farm, Food & Fiber Tour is available year-round, subject to seasonal closings and hours of the partipating farms.  Use our comprehensive map and listings to...

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Posted on Jul 31, 2012

Woodlands & Forestry

Woodlands & Forestry

The working landscape of New England includes more woodlands than farmlands — so each year at our Slow Living Expo we assemble an interactive exhibit focused on our...

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Posted on Jul 31, 2012

Art & Music

Art & Music

We strongly believe the arts are an integral part of building sustainable communities, and we work to integrate artists in our projects as much as possible. One of the...

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Posted on May 31, 2012

Microloans for Farmers

Microloans for Farmers

A farm-oriented microlending program, The Strolling of the Heifers Microloan Fund, was launched in 2008, in partnership with The Carrot Project of Somerville, Mass.,...

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Posted on Mar 31, 2012

Educational Grants

Educational Grants

In the early years of the Stroll, from 2002 to 2007, the organization offered small educational grants to Brattleboro-area teachers, to help them bring agricultural...

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Posted on Mar 31, 2012

Beginning Farmer Apprenticeships

Beginning Farmer Apprenticeships

A program to place at-risk youth into farm-based summer apprenticeships, the Beginning Farmer Apprentice Program (BFAP), was launched in 2009 with a USDA grant secured...

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Posted on Nov 23, 2011

Celebrating Our Roots Cookbook

Celebrating Our Roots Cookbook

Lots of great recipes from professional and amateur chefs in the Brattleboro, Vermont region — filled with ideas on how to build more local foods into your menus!...

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Posted on Jul 1, 2011

Ladies Tour de Heifer Bike Jersey

Ladies Tour de Heifer Bike Jersey

ORIGINALLY $75, YOURS FOR ONLY $50! ONLY A FEW LEFT IN MEDIUM SIZE ONLY: The perfect combination of details and fabric technology for all types of riders.  The Newtown...

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