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Five Seasons Painted Theater Curtains displayed in the Gallery at the Garden

Five Seasons Painted Theater Curtains displayed in the Gallery at the Garden

How many villages inspire the creation of an original musical composition, several poems, and five huge paintings? When southern Vermont musician Carol Wood composed The Saxtons River Suite, little did she know that she would launch a creative multi-media celebration on behalf of this 500-person village and its community arts organization, Main Street Arts (MSA). Woods’ work for harp, flute, violin, cello and chorus is set to poems by Vermont poets, one for each season of the Vermont year: autumn, winter, spring, summer… and mud.  In...

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Stroll is a Vermont Top 10 event for 2015

Stroll is a Vermont Top 10 event for 2015

We’re proud to announce that for the 13th year in a row, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce has named Strolling of the Heifers Weekend as one of Vermont’s Top 10 Summer Events for 2015. Make your plans now! Stroll Weekend is Friday through Sunday, June 5-6-7, 2015 with the Parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June...

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Shopping on Amazon? Help the Stroll with AmazonSmile!

Shopping on Amazon? Help the Stroll with AmazonSmile!

Strolling of the Heifers is all about supporting local farms, local food producers and local merchants and service providers of all kinds. And we hope you’ll shop as locally as you possibly can, all year round. That said, we know that sometimes you buy online — including at our own Stroll gift shop, and at sites like Amazon.com. So we want you to know that when you shop at Amazon, you can earn an extra bonus for Strolling of the Heifers! It’s a simple and automatic way to support the Stroll, at no cost to you. Plus, you can use...

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Celebration Brass Band will entertain at the River Garden  during Gallery Walk

Celebration Brass Band will entertain at the River Garden  during Gallery Walk

During Friday evening’s Gallery Walk (August 1, downtown Brattleboro VT) the Celebration Brass Band will be on hand to entertain at the Robert H. River Garden, home of Strolling of the Heifers on Main Street. The exhibit at the Stroll’s Gallery at the Garden, “Farms in Seven Media” will be on view and continues through August. The Gallery will be open from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; the music will start about 6 p.m. Bring your dancing shoes! The Celebration Brass Band is Brattleboro’s own taste of New Orleans, the only...

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“Perfect Imperfection” — now on view at the River Garden

“Perfect Imperfection” — now on view at the River Garden

Our current exhibit at the Gallery at the Garden, “Perfect Imperfection,” features works by photographers Liz LaVorgna and Shanta L.E. It’s on view at our headquarters , the Robert H. Gibson River Garden at 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont. The exhibit is open until the end of September and is in partnership with the Women’s Freedom Center and the Arts Council of Windham County.    Perfect Imperfection is a collaborative photography and creative writing project by Liz LaVorgna & Shanta L.E. Perfect...

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Miss the parade? Catch the video!

Miss the parade? Catch the video!

Our friends at Brattleboro Community Television deployed a 4-camera crew and caught all the action at the Strolling of the Heifers Parade on June 7, 2014 — with emceeing by local radio personalities Peter “Fish” Case and Tim Johnson.  Watch here:

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Bread Pudding Bake-Off: winners and recipes

Bread Pudding Bake-Off: winners and recipes

We’re pleased to share with you the winning recipes from our 2014 Bread Pudding Bake-Off, the finals of which took place during our Friday Evening Street Festival, June 4 of Stroll Weekend. The winners were: First Place & People’s Choice Award: Vera Carroll, “Hot Summer Night Bread Pudding” Second Place: Joyce Silva, “Sweet Maple Ricotta Bread Pudding” Third Place: Nancy Cain, “Blueberry Cheesecake Bread Pudding with Lemon Maple Cream” Here are the recipes! Hot Summer Night Bread...

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Public is invited to hear speakers and artists at Slow Living Summit

Public is invited to hear speakers and artists at Slow Living Summit

The Strolling of the Heifers Slow Living Summit has announced that all of its plenary sessions featuring prominent speakers and artists, will be open to the public, free of charge. Also included in the free sessions is the showing of a film, Food for Change, about the growth of the co-ops movement. The speakers and artists include local holistic health physician Samantha Eagle, writer and speaker Charles Eisenstein, Brattleboro cellist Eugene Friesen, and Amit Sharma, Guilford-based financial expert. All of these sessions take place at the...

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Brown Bag Lunches at the River Garden

Brown Bag Lunches at the River Garden

Join us, weekdays at noon at the River Garden, for interesting, entertaining, informative sessions with musicians of many stripes and speakers on many subjects. It’s free! Bring your lunch! You’ll find a schedule of upcoming sessions on our Event Calendar. If you would like a weekly email from us on Fridays, listing the Brown Bag Lunch schedule for the following week, just  email a request to jennifer@strollingoftheheifers.com. If you’d like to speak or perform at a Brown Bag Lunch session, please be in touch with...

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Brattleboro area Farm Tour

Brattleboro area Farm Tour

NOTE: Our 2015 Farm Tour might see some changes, but here’s a description of the 2014 Tour to give you the idea. Please stay tuned for 2015 details and registration...

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Stroll Weekend 2014 — Entertainment

Stroll Weekend 2014 — Entertainment

Friday Evening Strolling of the Heifers Street Festival Friday, June 6, 2014, 5:30-8:30 p.m. — Downtown Brattleboro, Vermont Monthly Gallery Walk event — art openings at many venues, including two Farm Art shows! Entertainment Stage (beside The Works Bakery Café, west side of Main Street) 5:30-8:30 p.m.: Alan Greenleaf and the Doctor Also: Pavement chalk drawing organized by the Boys and Girls Club Maya Apfelbaum, Eco-Artist and Stilt Dancer Robin Zegge — face painting, clown Bhangra Balloon Magic with Wally Hagadorn Interplay with...

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Home Energy Village and Energy Science Fair

Home Energy Village and Energy Science Fair

Please revisit this page for information about the 2015 Energy Village and Science Fair! Meanwhile, this information about the 2014 event should give you the...

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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 Regional Farmers! This is a community event, free and open to the public at the Stroll’s new home – the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro. The grades of maple syrup are being renamed to provide the general public with a little more clarity on what each grade is best suited. The new names are based on their color so come SEE, and then taste the differences...

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Bondville Boys in concert/dance at the River Garden

Bondville Boys in concert/dance at the River Garden

We’re looking forward to Friday, April 18, when The Bondville Boys, an eclectic, edgy bluegrass band, will play a concert and dance at the  River Garden from 7 to 10:30 p.m., as a benefit for Strolling of the Heifers! The River Garden is our headquarters in downtown Brattleboro, and we’re raising funds for renovations and improvements including air-conditioning and a demonstration kitchen. The Bondville Boys, so named because “some of us are from Bondville, and some of us are boys,” consists of Jake Geppert (banjo, guitar and...

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Strolling of the Heifers welcomes Merchants Bank as 2014 Presenting Sponsor

Strolling of the Heifers welcomes Merchants Bank as 2014 Presenting Sponsor

Strolling of the Heifers has announced that Merchants Bank will continue as Presenting Sponsor of the upcoming Strolling of the Heifers Weekend, Slow Living Summit and Tour de Heifer. Stroll Weekend takes place June 6-8, with the world-famous Strolling of the Heifers Parade as its centerpiece on Saturday, June 7, followed by the all-day, 11-acre Slow Living Expo, all taking place in downtown Brattleboro The Slow Living Summit, a conference on mindful, artful living and connected, resilient communities, takes place just before the weekend on...

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Snack Theatre revival features Cabin Fever, “Comedy of Menace,” in Stroll benefit

Snack Theatre revival features Cabin Fever,  “Comedy of Menace,” in Stroll benefit

Brattleborians of a certain age have long waited for the return of the Snack Theatre, an irreverent troupe that illuminated the aughts with a series of theatrical evenings augmented with libations and delectable sweets, before entering a period of hibernation. The wait is over. In a production that will benefit the new home of Strolling of the Heifers, Snack veterans Beth Kiendl, William Stearns and Bill Hickok will reprise “Cabin Fever” — a “comedy of menace” penned by Joan Schenkar. The entirety of the play takes place on a rural...

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Presenting “16 by 16 by 27” at our new Gallery at the Garden

Presenting “16 by 16 by 27” at our new Gallery at the Garden

16” x 16” paintings by 27 area artists Strolling of the Heifers celebrates the opening of its new gallery at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden Friday evening, March 7 with a reception to introduce the inaugural exhibit, “16 by 16 by 27”. Curated by artist Caryn King, the show presents the work of 27 artists, each of whom produced a 16-inch by 16-inch square painting on canvas. The paintings reflect a variety of subjects including still life, figurative, landscape, animals, and abstract. Many of the artists will be present at the...

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Neighborhood Energy Science Fair

Neighborhood Energy Science Fair

Calling all students, grades 5-12! Introducing the first Neighborhood Energy Science Fair!   Strolling of the Heifers wants to hear about energy problems that interest you and then hear how you might solve them!  If you are chosen as a finalist, you will compete for cash prizes under the Energy Pavilion as part of our 2014 Slow Living Expo on Saturday, June 7, 2014! Explore your house, your neighborhood, your school or another place you’re familiar with, and look for energy saving projects, possible experiments or energy issues to...

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Join us to make Valentines at the River Garden, 2/7

Join us to make Valentines at the River Garden, 2/7

In a project that aims to revive the spirit of Dalia Shevin’s participatory “Love Letters” installation last year, Strolling of the Heifers is presenting a week of community Valentine making at the River Garden, starting during the Feb. 7 gallery walk from 5 to 8 p.m. The project, titled “Love Local” invites people to stop in, make Valentines and share some love, particularly with local farms and farmers. It is being organized by Kristen Fledderjohn, Stroll intern. “We’re looking to develop the River...

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Slow Living Summit 2014: June 4-6

Slow Living Summit 2014: June 4-6

Registration is now open for the 2014 Slow Living Summit, taking place June 4-6 in downtown Brattleboro. The Summit is a unique intergenerational conversation about life, health, happiness, money, community, soil, soul, food, arts, and story. Exploring more mindful communities: The Slow Living Summit is a conference focused on the development of nurturing and mutually supportive communities, bioregions and economic systems. It happens each year just before Stroll Weekend, in the congenial environs of downtown Brattleboro. Visit the Summit...

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VCRD honors Stroll’s Orly Munzing with Community Leadership Award

VCRD honors Stroll’s Orly Munzing with Community Leadership Award

The Vermont Council on Rural Development has presented its 2013 Vermont Community Leadership Award to Orly Munzing, founder and executive director of Strolling of the Heifers. The award was announced on Tuesday, Dec. 17 during the Council’s 2013 Summit on the Future of Vermont’s Working Landscape held at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, Vt. Presenting the award was Bob Ackland, VCRD Board Chair, together with Chuck Ross, VCRD Board member and Vermont Secretary of Agriculture, and Roger Allbee, former Secretary of Agriculture. In...

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Vermont’s Organic Farming Pioneers

Vermont’s Organic Farming Pioneers

We were honored to host a number of Vermont’s organic farming pioneers at a celebration at Brattleboro’s Latchis Theatre in November 2013. In case you missed it, here’s a video of the entire event, filmed for us by Kip Tewskbury of Brattleboro Community...

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Stroll plans Farm/Food Education Center at River Garden

Stroll plans Farm/Food Education Center at River Garden

River garden rental information In a real estate transaction completed on Thursday, Nov. 14, Strolling of the Heifers has acquired the Robert H. Gibson River Garden property on Main Street in downtown Brattleboro. The building was sold by Building a Better Brattleboro, the organization that built it in 2001 and has operated it since then. Orly Munzing, founder and executive director of Strolling of the Heifers, announced that Strolling of the Heifers would launch a Farm/Food Education Center at the River Garden, with year-round programming,...

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The Heifers are Coming to Town!

The Heifers are Coming to Town!

Singer/songwriter/farmer Alan Greenleaf has been a friend of the Stroll since Day One. He and his pal, piano player Jonathan Kaplan, perform as the duo Alan Greenleaf and the Doctor at events during every Stroll Weekend. Way back when, performing with Derrik Jordan, Alan wrote and recorded the Stroll theme song “The Heifers are Coming to Town.” Click here to experience this catchy tune: The Heifers are Coming to...

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What do you know about yogurt?

What do you know about yogurt?

OUR YOGURT SPONSORS At Green Mountain Creamery, we strive to balance a history of artisanal yogurt making with today’s newest technologies to create the ultimate dairy treat. All Natural Nonfat Plain Greek Greek Vanilla Greek FOB Peach Greek FOB Strawberry Greek FOB Blueberry Greek FOB Pineapple Greek FOB Black Cherry Greek Maple Cabot Creamery Cooperative’s Greek-Style Yogurt is a thick, creamy, decadent yogurt that is equally enjoyable by itself, as a rub, or as an ingredient in rich, creamy sauces, dips or main...

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Fall CSA showcase and celebration of organic pioneers

Fall CSA showcase and celebration of organic pioneers

Please join us for our fall CSA Showcase and “A Celebration of Vermont’s Organic Farming Pioneers” at the Latchis Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 10 at from 4 to 6 p.m. Come and listen to the colorful stories of the founding farmers of the organic movement that began in Vermont! The event features an on-stage moderated discussion with farmers who were the subject of a photographic essay created by farmer/photographer John Nopper and Susan Harlow, along with a lobby exhibit showcasing regional CSA farmers. Moderated by former Vermont secretary of...

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Know your cheesemaker!

Know your cheesemaker!

Did you visit our 2013 Cheese Village at the Slow Living Expo? If so, you connected with cheese makers and cheese sellers from around New England. Coordinated by our sponsors the Brattleboro Food Co-op, Grafton Village Cheese Company and the Putney Food Co-op, the Cheese Village is a favorite place to have a taste, learn about and share your thoughts on many special cheeses from both large and small producers. CHEESE VILLAGE SPONSORS THE BRATTLEBORO FOOD CO-OP is community-owned, with over 6,000 active shareholders, and our goal is to...

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Stroll’s Plein Air Farm Art show sets closing reception

Stroll’s Plein Air Farm Art show sets closing reception

Please join us for a closing reception celebrating the Strolling of the Heifers Plein Air Farm Art show  during Gallery Walk, Friday evening July 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Vermont Artisan Designs, downtown Brattleboro. The gallery will also be introducing new exhibits of folk art by Warren Kimble and graffiti art by Scott Borofsky. “Plein air” painting means painting out in the open — in this case, on the farm. The juried exhibit organized by local artist Deborah Lazar assembled works painted at Brattleboro-area farms during the months of...

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Business Plan Competition: awards ceremony video

Business Plan Competition: awards ceremony video

The awards ceremony concluding our 2013 Vermont Farm/Food Business Plan Competition took place at Marlboro College Graduate Center in Brattleboro on Wednesday afternoon, June 5. Thanks to Brattleboro Community Television for this coverage: More info: Press release: Click here for 2013 winners announcement. Info: 2013 Competition information, timeline, rules Video: Orientation workshop for 2013 first-round contestants Map: Video workshops locations List of past winners Donate: Why support the competition? Watch for an announcement in...

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The Great New England Quiche Cookoff: Winners and their recipes

The Great New England Quiche Cookoff: Winners and their recipes

Our 2013 culinary competition, the Great New England Quiche Cookoff, attracted entries from far and wide. The judges narrowed it down to a set of finalists, tasted their creations, and then the public weighed in to select the People’s Choice Award. The awards were presented by Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, along with Phyllis Trier, Cookoff organizer, and Orly Munzing, founder and executive director of Strolling of the heifers. Here are the winners, and with their recipes: First Place & People’s Choice Award Winner: Easter...

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Strolling of the Heifers Parade 2013: a photo gallery

Strolling of the Heifers Parade 2013: a photo gallery

Tens of thousands of people from near and far lined the parade route in Brattleboro on Saturday, June 8 to celebrate farmers and local food. Here’s a look at just some of what they saw. Photos by Kelly Fletcher and Jesse Baker. More parade pictures at our Flickr...

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Slow Living Expo 2013: a photo gallery

Slow Living Expo 2013: a photo gallery

After the Parade, the crowd follows the heifers, bands and floats to the Slow Living Expo, for food, fun, exhibits, and of course, to meet the heifers, and other animals, up close and personal! Photos by Kelly Fletcher. More parade pictures at our Flickr...

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Tour de Heifer 2013: a photo gallery

Tour de Heifer 2013: a photo gallery

More than 240 cyclists joined us at the 2013 Tour de Heifer, beginning and ending at beautiful Lilac Ridge Farm in West Brattleboro. Save the date for next year’s Tour: June 8, 2014! Photos by  Jeremy Jones. More Tour de Heifer pictures at our Flickr...

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Quiche Cookoff and Street Festival 2013: a photo gallery

Quiche Cookoff and Street Festival 2013: a photo gallery

Rain dampened outdoor activities at our Friday night Street Festival, but the crowd visited the outdoor vendors and enjoyed selecting the People’s Choice winner in our Quiche Cookoff at the River Garden, where Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin announced the results. Photos by Kelly Fletcher and Jesse Baker. More pictures at our Flickr...

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Winners are announced in Stroll Business Plan Competition

Winners are announced in Stroll Business Plan Competition

A total of $60,000 in prize awards have been announced in the 2013 Strolling of the Heifers Vermont Business Plan Competition. The competition is a collaboration of Strolling of the Heifers, a Brattleboro-based local foods advocacy organization, and Vermont Technical College, with additional partnership contributions by Vermont Small Business Development Center, Southern Vermont Community Action, and Vermont Interactive Television. The competition features three divisions: one for existing businesses, one for new businesses and one for...

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Strolling of the Heifers welcomes Merchants Bank as 2013 Presenting Sponsor

Strolling of the Heifers welcomes Merchants Bank as 2013 Presenting Sponsor

Strolling of the Heifers has announced that Merchants Bank will be the Presenting Sponsor of the upcoming parade, Farm/Food Business Plan competition, Slow Living Summit and Tour de Heifer bicycle race. “Merchants Bank became a partner with Strolling of the Heifers because we share local values,” said Sandy Bartlett, Vice President and Regional Banking Manager. “Vermont ranks first in the country when it comes to people caring about where their food comes from, and we believe people also care about where their banking comes...

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Stroll Weekend 2013 entertainers

Stroll Weekend 2013 entertainers

See schedule on our Weekend Entertainment listings page. Here are some details about our 2013 performers: Alan Greenleaf and the Doctor Singer-songwriter Alan Greenleaf is one of Vermont’s most prolific and beloved songwriters. Robert Resnik considers Alan “the best songwriter in Vermont” He is a self taught finger picking guitar player whose songs and lyrics reflect the people and country around him. The stories he tells are greatly inspired by his years as a farmer in Northern Vermont . His music draws from many American traditions,...

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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 two Brattleboro locations: 1. Farm Art at the Works Bakery Café, 118 Main Street 2. Farm Art at the Gallery at the Garden, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main Street Farm Art at the Works Bakery Café Brattleboro-West Arts is collaborating with Strolling of the Heifers on this show, which will be on view at The Works on Main Street for the month of June. The Stroll’s Farm...

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Farm, Food & Fiber Tour

Farm, Food & Fiber Tour

New for 2014: We’ll have information posted here very soon about a tour of five unique farms, taking place on Sunday, June 8. Meanwhile, most of the following information about farms you can visit throughout the season is still valid (and will be updated by mid-May, as well). Farmers, food and fiber producers/crafters in Windham County: If you wish to be included in this directory, please submit information in the format of the listings below to: strollingheifers@gmail.com.  1. BOYD FAMILY FARM 125 East Dover Road, Wilmington, VT...

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The Stroll is named one of America’s Top 10 Summer Festivals!

The Stroll is named one of America’s Top 10 Summer Festivals!

BRATTLEBORO, VT (May 3, 2013) — Strolling of the Heifers is honored to named one of the Top 10 Summer Festivals in the United States by Livability.com, a national website that ranks quality of life and travel amenities of America’s small and mid-sized cities. Here’s a link to Livability’s listing for the Stroll. In the announcement, Livability editor Matt Carmichael said, “The best summer festivals not only encourage tourism, but also engage and inspire residents. That community spirit drives the festival’s success and is...

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Stroll’s 2013 Locavore Index ranks states in terms of commitment to local foods

Stroll’s 2013 Locavore Index ranks states in terms of commitment to local foods

Click here for the 2014 Locavore Index. BRATTLEBORO, VT — How does your state stack up against all the others when it comes to availability and consumption of locally-produced foods? Strolling of the Heifers has the answer. The Vermont-based local food advocacy group has released its second annual Strolling of the Heifers Locavore Index, ranking the 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of their commitment to local foods. Using recent indicator data from multiple sources, the Index incorporates farmers markets, consumer-supported...

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Strolling of the Heifers explores River Garden role

Strolling of the Heifers explores River Garden role

BRATTLEBORO, VT — Strolling of the Heifers, which operated under the non-profit umbrella of Building a Better Brattleboro when it presented its first parade and festival in 2002, is developing a proposal to assume responsibility for the Robert H. River Garden from BaBB. While details of the proposal are still being worked out and a formal proposal has not yet been submitted, the Stroll’s priority for the River Garden will be to maintain the building as a community resource, according to Orly Munzing, founder and executive director of the...

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WCAX features Farm/Food Business Plan Competition

WCAX features Farm/Food Business Plan Competition

Here’s a segment on WCAX-TV, Burlington VT, featuring Stroll founder & executive Director Orly Munzing and Steve Paddock of Vermont Technical College, competition coordinator, speaking about the Vermont Farm Food Business Plan Competition: WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and...

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2013 Vermont Farm/Food Business Plan Competition

2013 Vermont Farm/Food Business Plan Competition

Strolling of the Heifers and Vermont Technical College team up to present the 2013 Vermont Farm/Food Business Plan Competition with multiple prizes totaling $60,000. About the Competition The application deadline has now passed. For information about the competition, please contact the coordinator: Steve Paddock, Director, Vermont Tech Enterprise Center, Business Incubator, Randolph Center, VT, SPaddock@vtc.vsc.edu, 802 728-9101. The orientation workshop video is now available for...

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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 programs and events — it’s the big, fun, public way we offer for people to connect with farmers and producers of healthy local food. Always rated one of Vermont’s Top Ten Summer Events, Stroll weekend attracts tens of thousands of people to Brattleboro, Vermont — which is a great place to visit in its own right, often included on “10 best” lists of...

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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”).  During syrup season — timing depends on weather and location but it’s generally from February to April — it’s not hard to spot the “sugarhouses” throughout the state, because clouds of steam are billowing from their roof vents as the dilute maple sap is boiled down into maple syrup.  Many sugar makers are open to the public during the syrup season...

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Bread Baking Competition winning recipes

Bread Baking Competition winning recipes

Jean Sarnie of West Halifax, with her Dante’s Blueberry Quick Bread, has won the grand prize in the Strolling of the Heifers Great Vermont Pro-am Bread Baking Contest. Judges tasted the finalist entries and announced winners on Friday evening, June 4 at Brattleboro’s River Garden, as part of the 2010 Strolling of the Heifers weekend. After the judging, samples of the finalists’ breads were offered to the public. The winners were: Grand Prize Winner:  Jean Sarnie – Dante’s Blueberry Quick Bread Quick Bread 1st Place: Nate...

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Vermont tops 2013 Strolling of the Heifers Locavore Index

Vermont tops 2013 Strolling of the Heifers Locavore Index

For the new 2013 Locavore Index please click here! The Strolling of the Heifers has announced the release of its first  Locavore Index: an indicator of how states compare in their commitment to raising and eating locally grown food. In the 2012 Locavore Index, Vermont ranks first among the fifty states. Using data exclusively from government sources (principally USDA and US Census data) dating from 2010 and 2011, the Locavore Index measures the commitment of states to locally-sourced foods by measuring the per-capita presence of...

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Gov. Peter Shumlin announces the winners of our Great New England Bread Baking Competion

Gov. Peter Shumlin announces the winners of our Great New England Bread Baking Competion

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin was on hand Friday evening, June 1, during our Gallery Walk Street Festival, to announce the results of our 2012 bread baking competition, the culinary keynote of Stroll Weekend. Earlier, celebrity judges had munched their way through the entries submitted by 15 finalists in each of the two division: yeast breads and quick breads. For all the winning recipes, click here — or click on individual recipe links below. The winner of the Grand Prize was Anna Piergentili of East Dummerson, VT, with her Pannettone...

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