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Strolling of the Heifers Holiday Season Auction

Posted by on Nov 13, 2020 in Whats New | Comments Off on Strolling of the Heifers Holiday Season Auction

Strolling of the Heifers Holiday Season Auction

Beginning November 25 at 10:00 a.m., bid on awesome gifts, or treat yourself. Our generous donors have provided art, craft, food, tickets and so much more! Do you love the pottery of Laura Zindel? Need lift tickets, museum passes or a theater at The Latchis all to yourself for a night? This auction has heaps of great Vermont-made products from wellness to cheese. Bidding starts Wednesday, November 25 10:00 a.m. and ends Sunday, December 6 at 11:00 p.m. at 32auctions.com/strollingoftheheifers. You can sign up in advance for an account to watch...

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Free Consulting for Farm & Food Businesses

Posted by on Apr 18, 2020 in Whats New | Comments Off on Free Consulting for Farm & Food Businesses

Free Consulting for Farm & Food Businesses

The most immediate help we can offer is business counseling to rebound, recover and regain momentum. Over the last ten years there has been focus on business growth, the focus now is on adaptability to a rapidly changing market. Our team of experts is providing consulting services to the larger community of food and agriculture businesses throughout the northeast free of charge thanks to our corporate sponsors and funders.

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Slow Living Summit 2020

Posted by on Apr 16, 2020 in Whats New | Comments Off on Slow Living Summit 2020

Slow Living Summit 2020

Join us for the 2020 Slow Living Summit: Take a Bite Out of Climate Change! What Are Beverage, Food and Local Producers doing for Climate Change, Economic Sustainability & Land Use? Visit the Summit website at www.slowlivingsummit.org

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Women’s Expo Registration

Posted by on Feb 9, 2020 in Whats New | Comments Off on Women’s Expo Registration

Women’s Expo Registration

  POSTPONED!  Strolling of the Heifers presents Women’s Expo at the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro Vermont Showcase your products and services: wellness, health, beauty, clothing, jewelry, nutrition, specialty food, travel, and more! Friday, May 1, 2020  • 3-8pm (During Gallery Walk!) Fee:  $60 includes: one 6ft display table, two chairs, and a tablecloth $80 includes: one 8ft display table, two chairs, and a tablecloth Sponsor benefits include: · Your name will be included on Strolling of the Heifers website calendar · Your...

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Love Local February 7 & 8, 2020

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Whats New | Comments Off on Love Local February 7 & 8, 2020

Love Local February 7 & 8, 2020

  You are invited! Strolling of the Heifers presents Love Local — food, music, art, and celebration of all things local Friday, February 7 • 4:00 – 8:00pm Saturday, February 8 • 11:00am – 3:00pm 157 Main Street • Brattleboro, VT   Starting during February’s Gallery Walk, and continuing the following day, the River Garden (157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT)  will become an inviting open marketplace where folks can sample the sweet and savory specialty foods of local food producers and view the work of local artists...

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Fermented Food Fair – January 18, 2020

Posted by on Jan 3, 2020 in Whats New | Comments Off on Fermented Food Fair – January 18, 2020

Fermented Food Fair – January 18, 2020

      Saturday, Jan 18 • 11:00 – 3:00 p.m. At the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT   Winter is the time to appreciate all the ways we preserve food. From kombucha to kimchi, salsa to sriracha, pickles to preserves – if it’s in a jar, can or bottle you’ll find it here! This tastebud-tingling event is free and open to the public. Come to the River Garden to learn about and purchase a wide array of fermented, pickled and preserved food!     PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS THROUGHOUT THE DAY!...

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Get the Word Out Non-Profit Showcase

Posted by on Dec 12, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Get the Word Out Non-Profit Showcase

Get the Word Out Non-Profit Showcase

  Come to Strolling of the Heifers’ 6th annual Get the Word Out Non-Profit Showcase! At the River Garden 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT January 3, 2020 • 5:30-8:30 p.m.     During January’s Gallery Walk, come in to the River Garden to warm your spirits! Meet representatives of local non-profits. Discover what the organizations do, how to obtain services from them, how to participate in their program, and how to volunteer.     Participating Vendors; WVEW-lp 107.7fm Brattleboro Community Radio HCRS...

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Culinary Classes at the River Garden: Dosa and Chutney

Posted by on Nov 24, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Culinary Classes at the River Garden: Dosa and Chutney

Culinary Classes at the River Garden: Dosa and Chutney

    Dosa & Chutney Culinary Class Cooking Class: Demo and Tasting with chef Nash Patel and  Leda Scheintaub, author of DOSA KITCHEN: Recipes for India’s Favorite Street Food At The River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT Thursday, January 16 – 5:30 – 7:30 Registration: $35 per person SOLD OUT! Please email anne@strollingoftheheifers.com to be placed on a wait list. To taste a dosa is to fall in love with its seductively sour, tangy flavor and airy, crisp texture. It’s a food so perfect the Huffington...

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Windham County Media Panel

Posted by on Nov 24, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Windham County Media Panel

Windham County Media Panel

BCTV’s coverage of our  Windham County Media Panel Forum November 15, 2019.

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Love Local Vendor Registration

Posted by on Nov 24, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Love Local Vendor Registration

Love Local Vendor Registration

Friday, February 7 • 4:00 – 8:00pm Saturday, February 8 • 11:00am – 3:00pm You are invited! Strolling of the Heifers presents Love Local —  food, music, art, and celebration of all things local. 157 Main Street • Brattleboro, VT During this special event starting during February’s Gallery Walk, the River Garden will become a warm and inviting open marketplace where folks can sample the sweet and savory specialty foods of local producers and purchase the work of local artisans.     Fee:  $60 includes: one 6ft display table, two...

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Cabin Fever Registration

Posted by on Nov 23, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Cabin Fever Registration

Cabin Fever Registration

  Strolling of the Heifers and The River Garden share the public’s concern about COVID-19 and the possible impact on our community. Because of growing concerns we have decided to postpone the Cabin Fever Expo, which was scheduled for March 21st. We will post a notification with the new date details as soon as possible. Please remember to keep yourself and others safe by staying home if you have any cold or flu symptoms. Visit www.strollingoftheheifers.com or www.cdc.gov for more information.   You’re Invited! Strolling...

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Pop-up Holiday Gift Shop

Posted by on Nov 14, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Pop-up Holiday Gift Shop

Pop-up Holiday Gift Shop

  Strolling of the Heifers presents Pop-Up Holiday Gift Shop 157 Main Street • Brattleboro, VT   Start your holiday shopping and support local artists & artisans. Shop gift items: specialty foods, pottery, woven and knit wear, jewelry, and more!   Three pre-holiday weekends: Pop-Up #1 – Friday & Saturday November 29 & 30 Fri. 11-5 • Sat. 11-3 — Pop-Up #2 – Friday & Saturday December 13 & 14 Fri. 11-5 • Sat. 11-3 — Pop-Up #3 – Friday & Saturday December 20 & 21 Fri. 11-5 • Sat. 11-3     Participating Vendors:...

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The Great New England Savory Free-Form Bread Competition

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on The Great New England Savory Free-Form Bread Competition

The Great New England Savory Free-Form Bread Competition

      Strolling of the Heifers’ 2020 Culinary Centerpiece Savory “Free-Form” Bread! Skip to registration form With the sponsorship of King Arthur Flour and Red Star® Yeast, our 2020 Culinary Competition “rises” to a new level. Put away your loaf pans and get out your creativity. We’re aiming to find the best Savory “Free-Form” Bread recipes in New England! It’s time for amateur and professional bakers to fire up their ovens and bring us their best, most delicious original recipe, or put a new twist on an old family favorite!...

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Get the Word Out Registration

Posted by on Oct 13, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Get the Word Out Registration

Get the Word Out Registration

  You are invited! Strolling of the Heifers presents the 6th Annual “Get the Word Out!”   Showcase your NON-PROFIT organization during January Gallery Walk at the River Garden Friday, Jan 3, 2020 • 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Fee: $40  Sponsor benefits include: · Your name will be included on Strolling of the Heifers website calendar · Your name will be included in our newsletter to 16,000 subscribers · Your business will be advertised on Stroll’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter · Your name will be included on Brattleboro Chamber of Commerce...

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Fall Festival – Saturday, October 19

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Fall Festival – Saturday, October 19

Fall Festival – Saturday, October 19

Strolling of the Heifers presents Fall Festival At the River Garden – 157 Main Street – Downtown Brattleboro, VT Saturday, October 19 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Come to the River Garden to discover local art, crafts, specialty food, jewelry, gifts, clothing and more! Celebrate harvest season while browsing one-of-a-kind gifts, or pick up something for yourself! Participating Vendors: Buddy’s A Pet’s Store Fahey Family Honey Farm Dara Carleton Wildlife Photography Dot Dot Smile Jennifer O’Neil Inner Wisdom...

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Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair

Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair

Strolling of the Heifers presents Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair At the River Garden – 157 Main Street – Downtown Brattleboro, VT Friday, September 13 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Celebrate the last week of summer, and usher in a happy, healthy fall! Local businesses will showcase and sell their services and products, share information, and promote wellness learning. This family friendly event is free and open to the public. Located at Strolling of the Heifers / River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont. The Live...

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Pop-Up Summer Gift Shop

Posted by on Jul 21, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Pop-Up Summer Gift Shop

Pop-Up Summer Gift Shop

Strolling of the Heifers presents Pop-Up Summer Gift Shop At the River Garden 157 Main Street Downtown Brattleboro, VT August 17 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Strolling of the Heifers will host a series of three Summer Pop-Up Gift Shops in the River Garden (157 Main Street) starting on Saturday, July 20. Products from many local artisans will be available for purchase. The Pop-Ups will take place 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 20; Saturday, August 3; and Saturday, August 17.   “Our Summer Pop-Up Gift Shop is so much fun,” said Vicki...

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How Locavore is Your State?

Posted by on Jun 11, 2019 in Featured Slider, Whats New | Comments Off on How Locavore is Your State?

How Locavore is Your State?

The 2019 Locavore index measures each state’s commitment to local food.

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Watch the 2019 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Posted by on Jun 7, 2019 in Featured Slider, Whats New | Comments Off on Watch the 2019 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Watch the 2019 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Brattleboro Community Television’s broadcast of the Strolling of the Heifers Parade, goes live here at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 8!

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Stroll Weekend 2019: Entertainment schedule

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in Our Events, Whats New | Comments Off on Stroll Weekend 2019: Entertainment schedule

Stroll Weekend 2019: Entertainment schedule

  Friday Evening Strolling of the Heifers Friday Festival Friday, June 7, 2019, 5:00-9:00 p.m. — Downtown Brattleboro, Vermont Monthly Gallery Walk — art openings at many venues, including our Farm Art show! Music & Entertainment on the Brattleboro Common 5:00-9:00 p.m. 5:15 – BUHS Jazz Band 6:00 – Celebration Brass Band 7:30 – Molly Steinmark & Friends Saturday Strolling of the Heifers Parade Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10 a.m. — Downtown Brattleboro, Vermont Pre-parade entertainment starting about 9 a.m.: The...

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Join Us at the Women’s Expo

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Join Us at the Women’s Expo

Join Us at the Women’s Expo

  Strolling of the Heifers presents Women’s Expo  Saturday, May 4 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 157 Main Street, Brattleboro Strolling of the Heifers celebrates women at this fun and casual Women’s Expo. Downtown Brattleboro’s River Garden will open its doors at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 4 for this free event, which is open to the public.   Vendors and exhibitors will be on-hand with health and wellness products and services, home goods, clothing and accessories and more. “You can shop the displays, or learn about products in a friendly...

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Strolling of the Heifers ‘ Country Wedding and Prom Expo

Posted by on Feb 1, 2019 in Whats New | Comments Off on Strolling of the Heifers ‘ Country Wedding and Prom Expo

Strolling of the Heifers ‘ Country Wedding and Prom Expo

  Strolling of the Heifers presents the Country Wedding & Prom Expo Sunday, February 10, 12:00 – 4:00 pm at the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro Vermont   On Sunday, February 10 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., Strolling of the Heifers presents A Country Wedding and Prom Expo at the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT.   Are you looking for a venue, florist, caterer or band, dresses for your Vermont wedding? Do you want to find a unique prom outfit? Or are you wishing for a special something to tie your...

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Strolling of the Heifers ‘ Country Wedding and Prom Expo Registration

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Strolling of the Heifers ‘ Country Wedding and Prom Expo Registration

Strolling of the Heifers ‘ Country Wedding and Prom Expo Registration

  Strolling of the Heifers presents the Country Wedding & Prom Expo at the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro Vermont Join us for our Country Wedding and Prom Expo – Showcase your services: Caterers, Florists, Photographers, Jewelers, Music, Venues, Formal Wear and more! Sunday, February 10, 12:00 – 4:00 pm Fee: $70 includes: one 6 ft. display table, two chairs and a table cover $80 includes: one 8 ft. display table, two chairs and a table cover   Sponsor benefits include: • Your name will be included on Strolling of...

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December Gallery at the Garden Presents: Quilts

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on December Gallery at the Garden Presents: Quilts

December Gallery at the Garden Presents: Quilts

December’s Gallery Wall contains beautiful works by local quilters  Mary Ennis, Carlene Raper, Anne Doesburg, Joanne Clark, Patti Reardon, Carla Klop and Faith Evans. Some of these quilts will be for sale. For more information see our calendar listing here.

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Culinary Classes in the River Garden: The Secret Life of Spices – with Ian Diamondstone

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Culinary Classes in the River Garden: The Secret Life of Spices – with Ian Diamondstone

Culinary Classes in the River Garden: The Secret Life of Spices – with Ian Diamondstone

  The Secret Life of Spices – with Ian Diamondstone Ian Diamondstone of New Forest, presents the second of two classes on spices. Everything you always wanted to know about 5 common, yet complex spices: Turmeric • Cardamom • Allspice • Ginger • Black Pepper  Monday DECEMBER 17 • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm  •  $30.00 Tonics, Cures, Mixers, and Elixirs Learn how to use spices to help liven up the holidays or treat what ails you during the winter months. Sample and create new uses for known spices in beverages and tonics. You will leave with a...

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Pizza Party for Project Feed the Thousands

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Pizza Party for Project Feed the Thousands

Pizza Party for Project Feed the Thousands

  Saturday, November 10 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. At The River Garden – 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT   Against the Grain Gourmet and Strolling of the Heifers are having a pizza party to benefit Project Feed the Thousands! On Saturday, November 10, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the community is invited to stop by the River Garden at 157 Main Street in Brattleboro for a Funds and Food Donation Pizza Party. Attendees will be given freshly baked pizza, a drink, and a dessert in exchange for a donation and/or a non-perishable...

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November Gallery at the Garden presents: Farm and Field, Paintings by Caryn King and Kristina Wentzell

Posted by on Nov 1, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on November Gallery at the Garden presents: Farm and Field, Paintings by Caryn King and Kristina Wentzell

November Gallery at the Garden presents: Farm and Field, Paintings by Caryn King and Kristina Wentzell

November Gallery at the Garden presents: Farm and Field, Paintings by Caryn King and Kristina Wentzell Artists Kristina Wentzell and Caryn King both graduated from Massachusetts College of Art. Kristina is known for her bold use of color in vibrant landscape and floral paintings. Caryn’s art is recognized for its intimate look at animals. Combining the two styles and subjects makes for an energetic view of the beauty found in New England.   www.carynking.com...

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Charlie Merinoff

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Charlie Merinoff

Charlie Merinoff

Charlie Merinoff is a principal founder of Breakthru Beverage Group (BBG), the innovative beverage wholesaler formed by Charmer Sunbelt Group (CSG) and Wirtz Beverage Group on January 1, 2016.  He currently serves as Co-Chairman of BBG’s Board of Managers. The operations of the company and its affiliates spans 16 markets throughout North America, and the company represents a portfolio of premier wine, spirits and beer brands totaling more than $6 billion in annual sales. Previously Charlie was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CSG, one...

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Strolling of the Heifers Quilt Expo

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Strolling of the Heifers Quilt Expo

Strolling of the Heifers Quilt Expo

    Strolling of the Heifers Quilt Expo At the River Garden – 157 Main Street – Downtown Brattleboro, VT Friday, November 30 & Saturday, December 1 11:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. both days   Come to the River Garden to see beautiful handcrafted quilts from local quilters, shop for quilted crafts and quilting supplies and more! Vendors: The Dream Quilt L Carlene Raper Pookie’s Fabrics Norton House – A Quilter’s Paradise Lacire Designs Sessions with Elias www.eliasforum.org Julie Patrick Classic...

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Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair

Posted by on Aug 28, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair

Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair

To celebrate the last week of summer, and to usher in a happy, healthy fall, the Strolling of the Heifers Presents:   Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair   Join us Friday, September 14th, 2018 from 12:00 – 6:00pm, at the River Garden at 157 Main St. Brattleboro, VT. Local businesses will showcase and sell their services and products, share information, and promote wellness learning. This family friendly event is free and open to the public. The Live Local, Live Local Wellness Fair is an exciting opportunity to: Meet local...

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Pop-Up Summer Gift Shop

Posted by on Jul 25, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Pop-Up Summer Gift Shop

Pop-Up Summer Gift Shop

  Strolling of the Heifers Presents: Pop-Up Summer Gift Shop At the River Garden: 157 Main Street in Downtown Brattleboro, VT   Pop into the River Garden to discover local art, crafts, specialty food, jewelry, gifts, clothing, and more! Friday, August 3rd during Gallery Walk from 5 – 8pm and Saturday, August 4th from 12 – 3pm. Keep cool while browsing one-of-a-kind gifts or pick up something for yourself!   Participating vendors include: Beachy Keen Nails by Colorstreet Color Street Diana’s Seasonal Desserts Grannie...

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Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair Registration

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair Registration

Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair Registration

  Registrations are now closed as we are full. Please contact us if you wish to be added to a wait list in the event of cancellations. Email: vicki@strollingoftheheifers.com You are invited! Strolling of the Heifers presents Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair At the River Garden – 157 Main Street – Downtown Brattleboro, VT Friday, September 14 12:00 – 6:00 P.M. Now Accepting Vendor Registrations! (Scroll down for registration form) Who should exhibit? Health Care Educators Health Care Providers Alternative Healing...

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July Gallery at the Garden Presents: Artist Pamela Wagner “From Madness to Celebration” & “St. Michael High School Digital Photography”

Posted by on Jul 1, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on July Gallery at the Garden Presents: Artist Pamela Wagner “From Madness to Celebration” & “St. Michael High School Digital Photography”

July Gallery at the Garden Presents: Artist Pamela Wagner “From Madness to Celebration” & “St. Michael High School Digital Photography”

From Madness to Celebration with Pamela Wagner: The author of Learning to See in Three Dimensions, a book of poems and art (Green Writers Press and Sundog Poetry Center, June 2017) and We Mad Climb Shaky Ladders, (Cavankerry Press, 2009) a book of poems about living with schizophrenia, Pamela Spiro Wagner graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 1975 and attended medical school for one and a half years, despite a five month hospitalization her freshman year of college and another the following year. Despite her diagnosis, she has...

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Watch the 2018 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in Featured Slider, Whats New | Comments Off on Watch the 2018 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Watch the 2018 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Brattleboro Community Television’s broadcast of the Strolling of the Heifers parade, Saturday, June 2!  

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2018 Stroll Weekend Entertainers

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Uncategorized, Whats New | Comments Off on 2018 Stroll Weekend Entertainers

Here are details about our 2018 entertainers. Check out the entertainment schedule here! Alan Greenleaf and the Doctor Alan Greenleaf, guitarist and songwriter, and Jonathan Kaplan, pianist, have been playing together for more than 10 years and are one of the more unique musical pairings in Vermont. Both talented musicians and both former farmers, they blend musically and personally to give life to Alan’s original songs. Alan has been described as the quintessential Vermont song writer by Robert Resnik, the quintessential Vermont music...

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May Gallery at the Garden Presents: Raised Voices! Local Artists Resist

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on May Gallery at the Garden Presents: Raised Voices! Local Artists Resist

May Gallery at the Garden Presents: Raised Voices! Local Artists Resist

Raised Voices: Local Artists Resist! An opening reception for the exhibit, “Raised Voices: Local Artists Resist” will take place on Gallery Walk, May 4th from 5:30-8:00 at the River Garden in Brattleboro. The show will be up at the River Garden throughout May, ending on May 26th. Raised Voices features the work of area artists who responded to an open call to stand up and express your hopes, your outrage, your vision in the face of the current political climate in our country today. The exhibit features unique pieces from some of the finest...

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April Gallery at the Garden Presents: Month of the Young Child

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on April Gallery at the Garden Presents: Month of the Young Child

April Gallery at the Garden Presents: Month of the Young Child

As part of Month of the Young Child, a celebration of young children and the programs that serve them during the month of April, early educators will display their students’ artistic creations. For more information visit: facebook.com Photo:Winston Prouty Center for Child and Family Development    

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The Great New England Bundt Cake Baking Competition

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on The Great New England Bundt Cake Baking Competition

The Great New England Bundt Cake Baking Competition

       Strolling of the Heifers’ 2018 Culinary Centerpiece Bundt Cakes! Our annual culinary competition for 2018 aims to find the tastiest and best-looking Bundt Cake in New England!  It’s time for amateur and professional bakers to fire up their ovens and bring us their best, most original Bundt Cake recipe! Competition is now closed. Check back here after the winners are announced on June 1 to find out whose Bundt is Best! Winning recipes will be posted. Local celebrity “foodie” judges will announce the winners on Friday evening, June...

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Comedian Robyn Schall Comes to the River Garden

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Comedian Robyn Schall Comes to the River Garden

Comedian Robyn Schall Comes to the River Garden

  Strolling of the Heifers presents “An Evening of Comedy with Robyn Schall” on Saturday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. Robyn’s blend of stand-up, sketch and improv will make this an event not to miss. BYOB and laugh ‘til the cows come home! This special night of comedy is a fundraiser for Strolling of the Heifers’ Farm-To-Table Apprenticeship Program. Tickets are priced from $20-$40. Buy Tickets About Robyn Schall When it comes to standup Robyn is a regular in the NY comedy club scene and an international headliner with performing a 6 city tour...

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March Gallery at the Garden Presents: The 38th Annual Student Art Month

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on March Gallery at the Garden Presents: The 38th Annual Student Art Month

March Gallery at the Garden Presents: The 38th Annual Student Art Month

    March Gallery at the Garden exhibit: “The 38th Annual Student Art Month”. Celebrating young artists in Windham County while recognizing the teachers and school infrastructures that help these students flourish. The Arts Council of Windham County has partnered with venues, schools, and teachers to arrange activities featuring the work of young artists throughout our region.    

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Strolling of the Heifers’ Country Wedding and Prom Expo

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Strolling of the Heifers’ Country Wedding and Prom Expo

Strolling of the Heifers’ Country Wedding and Prom Expo

On Friday night, March 2 from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m., Strolling of the Heifers presents A Country Wedding and Prom Expo at the River Garden.   During March’s Gallery Walk, the River Garden will host a Wedding and Prom Expo. Are you looking for a venue, florist, caterer or band for your Vermont wedding? Do you want to find a unique prom outfit? Or are you wishing for a special something to tie your vision together? Find it here at this free and fun event. “Our area has so much to offer anyone planning a wedding or event,” commented Orly...

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February Gallery at the Garden Presents: Photography by Aaron John Borque and Oil & Multimedia Paintings by Margaret Shipman

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on February Gallery at the Garden Presents: Photography by Aaron John Borque and Oil & Multimedia Paintings by Margaret Shipman

February Gallery at the Garden Presents: Photography by Aaron John Borque and Oil & Multimedia Paintings by Margaret Shipman

  Aaron John Bourque – An exhibition of new works by Boston based photographer Aaron John Bourque. Fresh off his recent exhibition at the Vermont Center for Photography titled “Sight Unseen”, Bourque shows off his range of image making through the creative arrangement of the looser and more associative work of the series “Very Little Almost Nothing”. Margaret Shipman is inspired by the vibrant craziness of the world and magic in everyday life. Her paintings help her to learn how to paint. Every time she sits...

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Love Local, a celebration of all things local

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Whats New | Comments Off on Love Local, a celebration of all things local

Love Local, a celebration of all things local

  On Friday night, February 2 from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m., Strolling of the Heifers presents Love Local — an evening of food, music, art, and celebration of all things local. During February’s Gallery Walk, the River Garden will become an inviting open marketplace where folks can sample the sweet and savory specialty foods of local farmers and food producers and view the work of local artists and artisans. If you find an item that warms your heart – or your palate – vendors will also have their products for sale. The acoustic musical...

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Brattleboro-West Arts: New Visions exhibit at River Garden in January

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Brattleboro-West Arts: New Visions exhibit at River Garden in January

  The art on display will include acrylic paintings, watercolors, hooked and braided wool, oil paintings, encaustics and pastels.  The artists offer new visions of wildlife to landscapes to abstraction. Participants: Julia Eva Bacon, Maisie Crowther, Lesley Heathcote, Ron Karpius, Kris McDermet, Walter Slowinski and Jen Wiechers. Profiles of the participating artists, as well as other BWA members, are viewable online at www.brattleboro-west-arts.com. For more information, email brattleborowestarts@gmail.com. Images:  Maisie Crowther,...

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Comedy Night at the River Garden!

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Whats New | Comments Off on Comedy Night at the River Garden!

Comedy Night at the River Garden!

  Strolling of the Heifers to Transform River Garden Into Comedy Club – One Night Only!   Strolling of the Heifers presents “Comedy Night at the River Garden” on Saturday, January 13 at 8:00 p.m. With the help of seasoned stand-up comedians Eric Neumann and Marc Gerber, Brattleboro’s River Garden will transform into a New York Comedy Club. BYOB and laugh ‘til the cows come home! This special night of comedy is a fundraiser for Strolling of the Heifers’ Farm-To-Table Apprenticeship Program. Tickets are priced from $20-$40 and...

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December Gallery at the Garden — Ralph DeAnna: 1990-2010

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December Gallery at the Garden — Ralph DeAnna: 1990-2010

December Gallery at the Garden presents: Ralph DeAnna: 1990-2010   Ralph DeAnna has lived and painted in Brattleboro since 1988. He has worked in many genres, landscape, still-life, and portrait, and has even invented his own genre, time paintings, which often includes people, cars, and cityscapes seen at night. His current exhibit at River Garden, Ralph DeAnna: 1990-2010, features work with a variety of approaches and subject matter, an overview of twenty years of experimentation and growth. DeAnna says, “What pleases me most is seeing...

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Grammy Nominated Blues Musician Guy Davis in a Stroll fundraising concert

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Whats New | Comments Off on Grammy Nominated Blues Musician Guy Davis in a Stroll fundraising concert

Grammy Nominated Blues Musician Guy Davis in a Stroll fundraising concert

Strolling of the Heifers presents An Evening with Guy Davis — a fundraising event for Strolling of the Heifers on Friday evening, December 15 at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden (157 Main Street, Brattleboro). A widely-known American blues musician, Guy Davis first appeared in Brattleboro in a memorable concert alongside the legendary Pete Seeger in 2008 (also a Stroll fundraising event). His most recent album, “Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train – A Look Back at Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry,” has just been nominated for a Grammy...

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Culinary Class – Indian Spice Blends

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Culinary Class – Indian Spice Blends

Culinary Class – INDIAN SPICE BLENDS Thursday, November 30th, 2017 5:30-7:00 pm In the River Garden Kitchen  Join Lini Mazumdar for a fun, hands-on class on blending and using Indian spices.  Together we will make dry and fresh spice blends including Garam Masala and Panch Phuran (a fresh, basic, must-have spice blend). We will also learn how to make Ghee and an Ayurvedic Milk recipe for restful sleep. Lini will talk about how to use all of these ingredients in different recipes, as well as their health benefits from an Ayurvedic perspective....

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November Gallery at the Garden — HCRS 50th Anniversary Celebration

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November Gallery at the Garden — HCRS 50th Anniversary Celebration

November Gallery at the Garden presents: Health Care & Rehabilitation Services’ Art Exhibition   Honoring 50 years of creating meaning, inspiration, and empowerment in our community and world. This 50th anniversary artwork collaboration will highlight art from HCRS staff and clients. Join us on a community reception on Friday, November 17th, from 4:00-7:00 pm at the River Garden!

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Get the Word Out Registration

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Whats New | Comments Off on Get the Word Out Registration

Get the Word Out Registration

  You are invited! Strolling of the Heifers presents the 4th Annual “Get the Word Out!” Showcase your NON-PROFIT organization during January Gallery Walk at the River Garden Friday, Jan 5, 2018 • 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Fee: $30 includes: one display table, two chairs and a table cloth Sponsor benefits include: Your logo will be posted on our webpage Your name will be included in our email Newsletter Your organization will be advertised on our Facebook, Instagram, twitter pages as participating in this event Your name will be included on our...

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Live Music Event at the River Garden: SOS: Secret of the Seasons: A Climate Change “Co-Opera”

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Live Music Event at the River Garden: SOS: Secret of the Seasons: A Climate Change “Co-Opera”

Climate Change “Co-opera” Friday, October 27th at the River Garden –  7:00-8:30 PM Strolling of the Heifers presents the original global climate change “co-opera,” SOS: Secret of the Seasons at the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro. Based on songs written by SIT Professor John Ungerleider and Bill Conley, the SOS co-opera is a reflective, participatory musical journey that engages the audience with the external and internal challenges that global climate change is bringing to our lives.  Audience dialogue between thought...

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October Gallery at the Garden — Maureen Mansfield and Terry Hauptman

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October Gallery at the Garden — Maureen Mansfield and Terry Hauptman

October Gallery at the Garden presents artists: Maureen Mansfield “Acrylics – Expressions of Local Color” and “Terry Hauptman “Songline Scrolls” Mansfield’s uses of oil and acrylic paints capturing landscapes of the northwest coast, Adirondack Mountains and New England. Her paintings are in private collections throughout the United States. Hauptman’s Songline Scrolls illuminate how light travels through the body resonating as dynamic black bands outline internal ambers in figurative forms. These painted scrolls of Fire...

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September Gallery at the Garden — Frank M. Costantino Watercolors & Illustrations

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September Gallery at the Garden — Frank M. Costantino Watercolors & Illustrations

September Gallery at the Garden presents “Watercolors & Illustrations – One Artist’s Overview” introducing Frank M Costantino. The exhibit is an overview of 50+ accomplished Plein Air and Studio Watercolors, of a wide subject variety and from locations around New England & the U.S.; together with some superb examples of professional architectural illustrations. Frank Costantino, a Winthrop, MA resident, has been an architectural illustrator for 45 years and has always been fascinated and inspired by the exquisite, painterly images of...

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August Gallery: “We Are All Refugees” and Fourth Corner Foundation

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August Gallery: “We Are All Refugees” and Fourth Corner Foundation

  August Gallery at the Garden presents: “We Are All Refugees” from Lori Schreiner and the exhibit from The Fourth Corner Foundation Lori Schreiner is a painter , writer and social worker. She has studied painting at the Arts Students league in NYC , at River Gallery School since 1988 and was a member if the Windham  Art Gallery. Her work has been shown in NYC and local venues in VT.  Her writing has appeared in The Best of Write Action 1 and 2 . 26 of her paintings appear in a collaborative book with the poems of Theresa Senato...

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Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair Registration

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Live Local, Live Healthy Wellness Fair Registration

Exhibitor Spaces are full!  However, if you would like to be added to a wait list, please complete the registration form below and select the option to pay by check. Abby will be in touch by Wed. Sept 13th to confirm your spot. Come celebrate the last week of summer, and usher in a happy, healthy fall! Showcase and sell your services and products, share information, and promote wellness learning. Friday, September 15th, 2017 from 11am-6pm at the River Garden in downtown Brattleboro, VT. Who should exhibit? Health Care Educators Health Care...

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Art show at BMH benefits Strolling of the Heifers!

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Art show at BMH benefits Strolling of the Heifers!

  The halls of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will be adorned with the colorful landscape paintings of local artist, Greg Moschetti. In his paintings, Moschetti creates places which have a sense of familiarity about them and draw the viewer into a feeling of peaceful solitude.  These are most often open landscapes with nearby water and distant views.  Many are set at day’s beginning or end when the light is waxing or waning.   The show is presented in collaboration with Strolling of the Heifers and will remain on view through the end...

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July Gallery: Rich Ray and Fourth Corner Foundation

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July Gallery: Rich Ray and Fourth Corner Foundation

July Gallery at the Garden presents “Faces of Love” from Rich Ray’s creative mixed media images and Paintings from The Fourth Corner Foundation Rich Ray’s images are a result of his unique layering technique using photography, abstract paintings, and ink work. For more information: www.artfinder.com/richrayart The Fourth Corner Foundation has a selection of paintings collected by the foundation including artists Erica Lawlor Schmidt and Robert Shannon from their gallery/museum/library located in Windham, VT. The Fourth Corner Foundation...

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Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Our Events, Whats New | 0 comments

Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Saturday, June 6, 2020— starting 10 a.m. sharp on Main Street . Celebrating family farmers, local food and rural life! The world-famous Strolling of the Heifers Parade on Saturday, June 6 is the centerpiece of Stroll Weekend. The 2020 theme for the parade is “BARNYARD BOOGIE”! Although inspired by Spain’s Running of the Bulls, the Stroll is just the opposite: a parade of friendly, ambling heifer calves, groomed to the nines, colorfully bedecked with hats and flowers, and led by future farmers from area schools and 4H club...

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And the winner is…

Posted by on Jun 3, 2017 in Whats New | Comments Off on And the winner is…

  On Friday, June 2, we announced the winners of our Great New England Fruit Pie Competition. The First Prize Winner is:  Nancy Cain, from, Against The Grain, Brattleboro, for her “Rhubarb Mango Blueberry Pie”. Nancy said, “I was motivated by the only thing coming up in my garden this chilly spring, (rhubarb) to create a pie with beautiful colors: the greens and reds of the rhubarb, the orange of the mango, the purple of blueberries, and golden sparkle of the crystalized ginger”.     Nancy wins a $150 Gift Certificate from King Arthur...

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June Gallery: Farm Art by Albert Maguire

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June Gallery: Farm Art by Albert Maguire

Farm Art at Gallery in the Garden   An exhibit of farm-related art at the Gallery at the Garden has become a tradition during Strolling of the Heifers Weekend in Brattleboro.   This year’s farm art show at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden features cow paintings by Albert Maguire   The Gallery at the Garden is open during the Friday Night Street Festival (coinciding with Gallery Walk), Friday, June 3, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Normal hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (except during special...

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Cinco de Mayo EGGS-travaganza

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Cinco de Mayo EGGS-travaganza

On Friday, May 5 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. during the May Gallery Walk in downtown Brattleboro, Strolling of the Heifers and Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs will host a Cinco de Mayo EGGS-travaganza at the River Garden, 157 Main Street. “Because May is National Egg Month and May 5th is Cinco de Mayo we decided to combine the two with an unusual event  – the Cinco de Mayo Eggs-travaganza!” said Orly Munzing, Strolling of the Heifers’ Executive Director. This free event will feature eggs-traordinary samples from local chefs made with Pete & Gerry’s...

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Entrepreneur To Table – June 1 & 2

Posted by on Apr 9, 2017 in Whats New | Comments Off on Entrepreneur To Table – June 1 & 2

Entrepreneur To Table – June 1 & 2

Join us for the 2017 Summit, Entrepreneur to Table: Growing Your Conscious Food & Ag Business Visit the Summit website at www.slowlivingsummit.org

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Join us – and Sen. Bernie Sanders – at Windham Grows launch event

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Join us – and Sen. Bernie Sanders  – at Windham Grows launch event

On Thursday, March 16 at 4 p.m. at the Latchis Theatre, Sen. Bernie Sanders will make an important announcement regarding funding for Strolling of the Heifers’ small business development program, Windham Grows, from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and the U. S. Department of Agriculture. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event  –  the formal kick-off for the Windham Grows project. Other speakers will include representatives of the the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture,...

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March Gallery: Celebrating Young Artists in Windham County

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in Whats New | Comments Off on March Gallery: Celebrating Young Artists in Windham County

March Gallery: Celebrating Young Artists in Windham County

  37 Years of Celebrating Young Artists in Windham County: Arts Council of Windham County’s Annual Student Art Month Celebration   This year’s 37th annual Student Art Month gives recognition to the outstanding visual art created by Windham County’s elementary, middle school, and high school students.  Throughout the years, the Arts Council of Windham County has celebrated blossoming young artists in Windham County while recognizing the teachers and school infrastructures that help these students flourish.   The...

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Brunch for Our Soul at duo March 4

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Brunch for Our Soul at duo March 4

  Let’s do brunch!   Stroll over to duo Restaurant for brunch Saturday March 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 136 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT   Strolling of the Heifers is teaming up with duo Restaurant on March 4th to present a Saturday brunch and raise money for its Farm to Table Culinary Apprenticeship Program. duo Restaurant hosts a monthly Brunch for the Soul – giving 75 percent of the proceeds to a different local organization, while serving delicious farm-to-table food and sharing their mission with the...

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Pizza and a MOO-vie Friday, February 17th

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Pizza and a MOO-vie Friday, February 17th

Stroll presents Pizza and a MOO-vie to kick off Ski Jump Weekend On Friday evening, February 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Strolling of the Heifers will host Pizza and a MOO-vie for the whole family at the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro. Join us as we celebrate the annual Harris Hill Ski Jump with a Friday night picnic! Enjoy gluten-free pizza and dessert from Against the Grain Gourmet and timeless, silent short films on the big screen for the whole family. The menu will include three-cheese, pepperoni and pesto pizza from...

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The Great New England Fruit Pie Baking Competition

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Whats New | Comments Off on The Great New England Fruit Pie Baking Competition

The Great New England Fruit Pie Baking Competition

2017 Culinary Centerpiece   Thanks to all who competed! Find out who won and see the winning recipes here! Our annual culinary competition for 2017 aims to find the tastiest and best-looking fruit pie in New England!  Will you “roll” with the challenge? It’s time for amateur and professional bakers to fire up their ovens and bring us their best, most original fruit pie recipes!   Local celebrity “foodie” judges will select the winner on Friday evening, June 2, 2017 at Brattleboro’s River Garden as part of the 2017 Strolling of the...

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January Gallery: Brattleboro-West Arts Member Exhibit

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January Gallery: Brattleboro-West Arts Member Exhibit

  The January the Gallery at the Garden will feature nine members of Brattleboro-West Arts. The show features a diverse collection of works, including photography, metal sculpture, hooked and braided wall hangings, collage, large-scale prints and paintings in gouache, acrylic, and oil. The exhibit includes work by Gene Parulis, Ron Karpius, Steve Lloyd, Kris McDermet, Walter Slowinski, Jen Wiechers, Janet Picard, Sharon Myers and BWA’s newest member, Kay Curtis. Brattleboro-West Arts is comprised of approximately three dozen...

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Watch video of the June 3, 2017 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

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Watch video of the June 3, 2017 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Brattleboro Community Television’s live broadcast of the Strolling of the Heifers parade, Saturday, June 3!  

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December Gallery: Gourdgeous Art and Acrylic on Slate

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December Gallery: Gourdgeous Art and Acrylic on Slate

The December the Gallery at the Garden will feature gourd art by Terry A. Carter and paintings and etchings by Maureen Mansfield. Opening: Thursday, Dec. 1st 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.   Gourdgeous Art Terry A. Carter started drawing early, as soon as she could pick up a pencil. She drew on “everything”! Her folks had the presence of mind to start sitting her at a desk almost daily with a stack of paper, which she’d quickly fill up with my early “doodles”. Terry attended The Art Institute of Boston for a year...

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November Gallery: Gourdgeous Art and Acrylic on Slate

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November Gallery: Gourdgeous Art and Acrylic on Slate

The November the Gallery at the Garden will feature gourd art by Terry A. Carter and paintings and etchings by Maureen Mansfield. Opening: Tuesday, Nov. 1st 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.   Gourdgeous Art Terry A. Carter started drawing early, as soon as she could pick up a pencil. She drew on “everything”! Her folks had the presence of mind to start sitting her at a desk almost daily with a stack of paper, which she’d quickly fill up with my early “doodles”. Terry attended The Art Institute of Boston for a year...

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October Gallery: Landscapes Remembered and Imagined

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October Gallery: Landscapes Remembered and Imagined

A journey of inner and outer landscapes that evokes peace and solitude. The October the Gallery at the Garden will feature paintings by Greg Moschetti and photographs by Aashna Kinkhabwala. Artist Meet and Greet: Friday, Oct. 7 during Gallery Walk from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Opening: Saturday, Oct. 1st 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Normal hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (except during special events). Greg’s collection “Landscapes Remembered and Imagined”, invites you to slow down and experience the quiet stillness he aimed to evoke in each of his pieces....

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October Gallery: Peace Love Create

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on October Gallery: Peace Love Create

October Gallery: Peace Love Create

A 17-year old supporting global charities through photography The October the Gallery at the Garden will feature photographs by Aashna Kinkhabwala and paintings by Greg Moschetti. Artist Meet and Greet: Friday, Oct. 7 during Gallery Walk from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Opening: Saturday, Oct. 1st 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Normal hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (except during special events). Started by 17-year-old Aashna Kinkhabwala, Peace Love Create, was created to raise money for a variety of charity organizations while simultaneously allowing Aashna to...

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Benefit Raffle: Two nights at Inn at Valley Farms

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Benefit Raffle: Two nights at Inn at Valley Farms

Benefit Raffle for Strolling of the Heifers: Two Night Stay at the elegant Inn at Valley Farms A bucolic working farm located in Walpole, New Hampshire Stay two nights in elegant accommodations at the Inn and Valley Farms, and enjoy a 3-course candlelight breakfast made from scratch using ingredients raised on the farm. Raffle tickets are $5 each, or 5 for $20. Proceeds benefit our Culinary Apprenticeship Program, which trains and places underemployed people into permanent, full-time culinary jobs. The drawing takes place on November 12,...

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September Gallery: The Power of Water, the Power of Words

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September Gallery: The Power of Water, the Power of Words

This public-participation, community art project tells a thousand stories to make the Connecticut River cleaner and greener. What do our rivers mean to you? The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is relicensing five hydroelectric facilities on the Connecticut River. The Connecticut River Watershed Council has been gathering your river stories and your hopes and dreams for the future of our rivers. Now your comments have been transformed into a massive and inspiring community art installation to have a say for your rivers. You can see this...

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Stroll Fund-raiser, Sept. 9: An Evening of Cosmic Comedy with Swami Beyondananda

Posted by on Aug 14, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on Stroll Fund-raiser, Sept. 9: An Evening of Cosmic Comedy with Swami Beyondananda

Stroll Fund-raiser, Sept. 9: An Evening of Cosmic Comedy with Swami Beyondananda

In these serious times – where there’s definitely something funny going on – laughter keeps us sane. This heart-opening, mind-expanding show featuring the cosmic comedy of Swami Beyondananda comes to the River Garden in Brattleboro on Friday, Sept. 9 to help you wake up laughing and leave laughter in your wake. Buy tickets now For nearly 30 years, the Swami has been a fount of comedy disguised as wisdom – or is it wisdom disguised as comedy? Noted author Marianne Williamson has called him “the Mark Twain of our times” because the comedy isn’t...

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Windham Grows seeks businesses that want to grow in a farm/food business hatchery

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Windham Grows seeks businesses that want to grow in a farm/food business hatchery

If your business qualifies you can be mentored one-on-one by experienced entrepreneurs and investors to develop and execute a specific, personalized business growth plan. We know what it’s like… growing your business is hard work. Wouldn’t it be great to have a parent or uncle that could work with you every couple of days to help you meet the right people? Help you make the big decisions? Introduce you to a “money guy?” Help you decide which of the 10 things on your list is actually the most important thing to do today? Help you hone your...

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This motorcycle gang is looking for investment opportunities

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on This motorcycle gang is looking for investment opportunities

This motorcycle gang is looking for investment opportunities

The 2016 FreshTracks Road Pitch, a gang of motorcycling business investors and advisors, is stopping in Brattleboro on the afternoon of August 2 (3:30 p.m. at the River Garden) to hear six funding pitches from local businesses that are ready to scale up. This is the third year FreshTracks has organized its Road Pitch. This year, more than 40 motorcycle riders hitting the roads of Vermont from Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 5, stopping in 10 towns to listen to at least 50 entrepreneurial pitches. Their goal is to find exciting...

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Gallery at the Garden features artwork by Steve Lloyd

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on Gallery at the Garden features artwork by Steve Lloyd

Gallery at the Garden features artwork by Steve Lloyd

During August, the Gallery at the Garden will feature artwork by Steve Lloyd. Steve is returning to painting after a long focus on his architectural career. The luxury of time to paint and the input from his fellow artists in Brattleboro West Arts have encouraged him to explore new approaches, featuring both abstract and representational subjects in acrylic and watercolor. During his years in Connecticut he served as  president of the Essex Art Association in Essex, where he exhibited. He had a two-person show at the Chester Gallery in 2001...

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July exhibit: “Into Nature/Contemporary Landscapes by Janet Picard

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July exhibit: “Into Nature/Contemporary Landscapes by Janet Picard

In July, our Gallery at The Garden features the exhibit Into Nature/Contemporary Landscapes by Janet Picard. These are colorful mural-sized oil paintings depicting non-traditional landscapes and concentrated whimsical studies of flowers. Picard studied at the Art Institute of Boston, and in Normandy, France with Expressionist painter Jason Berger, and holds a BFA degree from Union Institute & University. She has served numerous artist-residencies in local schools and has run several public and private school art programs during her 33...

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Coming August 2 – Road Pitch 2017

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on Coming August 2 – Road Pitch 2017

Coming August 2 – Road Pitch 2017

Strolling of the Heifers and Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation invite you to attend the 2017 FreshTracks Road Pitch at the River Garden on Wednesday, August 2 at 3:00 P.M. The Road Pitch, a gang of motorcycling business investors and advisors, is stopping in Brattleboro on the afternoon of August 2 to hear funding pitches from local businesses that are ready to scale up. This is the fourth annual Road Pitch. From Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4, more than 40 motorcycle riders will hit the roads of Vermont and stop in 10...

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Watch video of the June 4, 2016 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

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Watch video of the June 4, 2016 Strolling of the Heifers Parade

Here’s complete video of our June 4 Parade, courtesy of our friends at Brattleboro Community Television, and featuring narration by Peter “Fish” Case of WKVT, and longtime WTSA newsman Tim Johnson Arsenault.

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And the winner is… Walter Lange wins first place in our Great American Bread Recipe Contest

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And the winner is… Walter Lange wins first place in our Great American Bread Recipe Contest

  The winner of the Grand Prize in the Strolling of the Heifer’s Great American Bread Recipe Contest is Walter Lange of Essex Junction, Vermont, who entered his Multigrain Cottage Cheese Bread. The contest, sponsored by King Arthur Flour andRed Star® Yeast, drew entries from throughout the United States. The Runner-Up award went to Brenda Watts of Gaffney, South Carolina for her Samoan Swirl Bread with Coconut Macadamia Streusel Topping & Coconut Cream Drizzle. Visitors to the Stroll’s Friday Night Street Festival awarded...

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Join us for the Stroll, June 3-4-5

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Join us for the Stroll, June 3-4-5

Join the Mooovement! Stroll Weekend is happening June 3-4-5 in Brattleboro. The world-famous Parade is Saturday, June 4 at 10 a.m., followed by the all-day Expo. Here’s a schedule and complete information!

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“The New England Collection” by Maureen Mansfield

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“The New England Collection” by Maureen Mansfield

During all of June, visit the River Garden to enjoy “The New England Collection,”  a show of the art of Maureen Mansfield in our Gallery at the Garden. The Gallery at the Garden is open during Gallery Walk, Friday, June 3, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Normal hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (except during special events). About “The New England Collection” The New England Collection, by Maureen Mansfield, consists of 30 pieces of artwork with her focus on environment, peacefulness and...

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How about a Stroll in Tuscany?

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on How about a Stroll in Tuscany?

How about a Stroll in Tuscany?

Benefit Raffle for Strolling of the Heifers: A VACATION STAY IN TUSCANY Deadline was July 15, 2016 and has passed, sorry! . Stay one week in a wonderful villa in the village of Castelvecchio, Tuscany! This villa offers two bedrooms, two baths. It sleeps four adults. Raffle tickets are $10 each, or 4 for $30. The drawing takes place on July 15, 2016. This raffle is for accommodations only; travel is not included; the schedule is to be arranged with owner. Tickets are on sale at the Strolling of the Heifers River Garden, 157 Main Street,...

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Put together a human foosball team to play at the June 2 Stroll Expo!

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Put together a human foosball team to play at the June 2 Stroll Expo!

You can play chess with human chess pieces, on a very large board. But the players don’t get much exercise, since it’s a pretty slow game. Not so with human foosball. Strolling of the Heifers is looking for teams of 6 players each to compete in its second annual human foosball tournament. Excitement and action is guaranteed! The tournament will take place on the Retreat grounds during the Slow Living Expo on Saturday, June 2, following the Strolling of the Heifers Parade. Human Foosball is played in an area enclosed by a fence (like a hockey...

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Walk for Amber StorySlam on April 30th at the River Garden

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Walk for Amber StorySlam on April 30th at the River Garden

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, April 30th at 7 p.m.: the “Walk for Amber StorySlam” hosted by Hillary Boone of the Vermont Comedy Divas. A StorySlam is a competitive storytelling “open mic” in which contestants are selected from volunteers from the audience to tell a 5-minute, true story related to the theme for the evening. The format comes from the tradition of the Poetry Slam and has been popularized by...

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Vermont Comedy Divas return for Stroll event at the River Garden

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Vermont Comedy Divas return for Stroll event at the River Garden

The Vermont Comedy Divas — the nation’s only all-female, touring stand-up comedy troupe — return to the River Garden in Brattleboro on Saturday, March 26 at 8 p.m., in a fund-raising event for Strolling of the Heifers. Buy tickets now Founded in 2006, this all-female touring group is a staple of the Vermont comedy scene. They have partnered with non-profits on fund-raising efforts across New England under their charity wing, “Divas Do Good”. All tickets are $20. Tickets may be purchased online at www.divasvt@brownpapertickets.com or in person...

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A Windham Grows meetup: Farms, Food, Green Buildings, Green Technology

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on A Windham Grows meetup: Farms, Food, Green Buildings, Green Technology

Following up on “Tech Salad,” a successful meeting between farm/food and technology people in our region, we present in collaboration with SEON — the Sustainable Energy Outreach Network —the next meetup in this series: A Windham Grows Meetup: GREEN BUILDINGS, FARMS, AND FOOD — An exploration of collaborative opportunities — Tuesday, March 29 from 5 PM to 7 PM The River Garden, 157 Main St,. Brattleboro Like Tech Salad, this event will also be facilitated by Nadav Malin, president of Building Green, Inc., a Brattleboro consultancy...

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Slow Living Summit — April 28-30

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Slow Living Summit — April 28-30

Join us for the 2016 Summit, focused on Food & Ag Entrepreneurship: How to Succeed in Business by Slowing Down Visit the Summit website at www.slowlivingsummit.org

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Tech Salad — a farm-food-tech workshop to discover business opportunities

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on Tech Salad — a farm-food-tech workshop to discover business opportunities

Tech Salad — a farm-food-tech workshop to discover business opportunities

What new business ideas might emerge if a group of local farm and food entrepreneurs explored ideas with a group of local technology experts? That’s what we intend to find out at “Tech Salad,” a farm-food-tech business meetup on March 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden. We’ll be gathering together entrepreneurs from the Windham County food and agriculture sector, together with members of the Brattleboro Area Tech group, a network of digital entrepreneurs and experts.   We invite you to join us in...

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Cabin Fever, Feb. 19 — Kick off Ski Jump weekend with us!

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Cabin Fever, Feb. 19 — Kick off Ski Jump weekend with us!

On Friday night, Feb. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m., kick off Harris Hill Ski Jump weekend with us at the River Garden — we’re presenting Cabin Fever — a warm atmosphere where you can ample specialty foods, fine spirits, wines, and craft brews. Live music will be provided by Kevin Schnell and The Grave Diggers Union, a band from Northampton, MA, playing hard-driving bluegrass, old time country, classic rock, and more with hot licks and sweet harmonies! The Stroll’s art gallery, Gallery at the Garden, will be open, featuring an exhibit...

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How Locavore is your state?

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in Featured Slider, Whats New | Comments Off on How Locavore is your state?

How Locavore is your state?

The 2017 Strolling of the Heifers Locavore Index has the answer! The Index ranks the states (plus Puerto Rico and D.C.) in terms of their commitment to healthy local food.

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“Love Local” — Our Valentine-themed February Gallery Walk event

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on “Love Local” — Our Valentine-themed February Gallery Walk event

“Love Local” — Our Valentine-themed February Gallery Walk event

Please join us at the River Garden during Gallery Walk on Friday, Feb. 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. for “Love Local” — an evening of music, art, and celebration of all things local. Representatives of a variety of area non-profits will be exhibiting — discover what the organizations do, how to obtain services from them, how to participate in their programs, and how to volunteer. Local singer-songwriter-pianist Hannah Hoffman will be entertaining with the unique vocal style, “an edgy soulfulness reminiscent of Janis Joplin meets...

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Windham Grows: Farm/Food business hatchery

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Business, Our Portfolio, Whats New | Comments Off on Windham Grows: Farm/Food business hatchery

Windham Grows: Farm/Food business hatchery

MISSION: In collaboration with state and regional partners, to build the food and agriculture business sector in Windham County by connecting startup and early-stage businesses with critical services, resources and financing. Windham County, Vermont faces economic challenges resulting not only from the shutdown of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant (which will result in the loss of 600 jobs and a total annual payroll of more than $60 million), but also from longer-term wage stagnation, an aging population, and a lack of new business...

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“Get the Word Out” non-profit showcase at the River Garden

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Whats New | Comments Off on “Get the Word Out” non-profit showcase at the River Garden

“Get the Word Out” non-profit showcase at the River Garden

Please join us at the River Garden during Gallery Walk on Friday, Jan. 8 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. to meet representatives of more than two dozen area non-profits. Discover what the organizations do, how to obtain services from them, how to participate in their programs, and how to volunteer. In addition, VT Dinners, a startup company that is producing frozen meals using locally-grown ingredients, will be offering samples, and the Brattleboro Women’s Chorus will provide entertainment. The Stroll’s art gallery, Gallery at the Garden,...

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Brattleboro Memorial Hospital features Stroll exhibit by Southern Vermont Pastel Artists

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Brattleboro Memorial Hospital features Stroll exhibit by Southern Vermont Pastel Artists

This winter, the hallways at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital are enlivened by Pastel Plus, an exhibit of works by Southern Vermont Pastel Artists — Maggie F. Smith, Carol Stephens, Deedee Jones and Pat McPike. All four are local artists who have worked, painted, and enjoyed art together. The show will remain on view through June, 2016. It consists of mostly pastel works, plus a few oil paintings. With a few exceptions, the works are for sale, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Strolling of the Heifers. More about the artists: Deedee...

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An Evening with Rabbi Bob Alper, Honorary Comedic Advisor to Pope Francis

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An Evening with Rabbi Bob Alper, Honorary Comedic Advisor to Pope Francis

On Saturday evening, November 14, Strolling of the Heifers proudly presents An Evening With Rabbi Bob Alper: Honorary Comedic Advisor to Pope Francis. The show begins at 8 p.m. at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden, downtown Brattleboro. Seating is limited to 200 people, and all seats are $20. Buy tickets now Yes, you read that right. Rabbi Bob Alper, a professional standup comic, recently beat out 4,000 fellow funny people in a joke-writing competition organized by the Pontifical Missions Society called Joke With the Pope. As winner, he gets...

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Gallery at the Garden features two new exhibits in November

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Gallery at the Garden features two new exhibits in November

Gallery at the Garden features two new exhibits in November

The Gallery at the Garden in downtown Brattleboro features two new exhibits for the month of November: “The Golden Cage,” an exhibit of photographs and interviews focused on Vermont’s dairy farmers and migrant workers, and “The Beauty of Relaxation,” with creations by Maureen Mansfield. The gallery is located at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden, home of Strolling of the Heifers, at 157 Main Street. The gallery will be open during Gallery Walk (Friday, November 6, 5:30-7:00 p.m.). Normal November hours will be...

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Bluesman Guy Davis in a Stroll fundraising concert

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Bluesman Guy Davis in a Stroll fundraising concert

Bluesman Guy Davis in a Stroll fundraising concert

Strolling of the Heifers presents An Evening with Guy Davis — a fundraising event for Strolling of the Heifers on Friday evening, October 9 at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden (157 Main Street, Brattleboro). A widely-known American blues musician, Guy Davis last appeared in Brattleboro in a memorable concert alongside the legendary Pete Seeger in 2008 (also a Stroll fundraising event). Seating is limited to 200, and all seats are priced at $20. There will be no reserved seating. Tickets are available via Brown Paper Tickets at...

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Lapis Jazz: Songline Scrolls on display in the Gallery

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Lapis Jazz: Songline Scrolls on display in the Gallery

Lapis Jazz: Songline Scrolls on display in the Gallery

Terry Hauptman’s mixed media Songline Scrolls radiate with imaginative power. During October, her exhibit “Lapis Jazz” in the Gallery at the Garden bridges cultures with musical resonance illuminating her spiral form. Hauptman’s rhythmic interlinking of curves amidst the play of contraries set the scrolls in motion representing one continuous glyph. “Lapis Jazz” will grace the Brattleboro Literary Festival, October 1-4, and continue their dance through the month of October. Additionally, Terry Hauptman will exhibit her...

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Spirits of the Harvest: An autumnal celebration

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Spirits of the Harvest: An autumnal celebration

Spirits of the Harvest: An autumnal celebration

Join us for our Spirits of the Harvest Festival, taking place Saturday, October 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT Celebrate the harvest by sampling specialty foods, fine spirits and wines, and craft brews in downtown Brattleboro! Live music will be provided by Dan Fyffe, a self-taught acoustic solo artist playing a classic mix of sounds include country music, folk and pop. Dan will offer covers from John Denver, Dan Fogelburg, Simon & Garfunkle, Jim Croce and many more! Admission is...

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Gallery at the Garden presents Pastel Visions

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Gallery at the Garden presents Pastel Visions

Gallery at the Garden presents Pastel Visions

During September, our Gallery at The Garden presents Pastel Visions, an exhibit of works by Southern Vermont Pastel Artists — Maggie F. Smith, Carol Stephens, Deedee Jones and Pat McPike. All four are local artists who have worked, painted, and enjoyed art together. Meanwhile the rear gallery continues to show the exhibit Windham Grows, which consists of photographic works by John Nopper and Jeffrey Lewis, depicting past winners of the Windham Regional Business Planning Competition, along with interviews with the subjects by Elizabeth...

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Gang of motorcycling business investors and advisors to invade Brattleboro, hear funding pitches

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Gang of motorcycling business investors and advisors to invade Brattleboro, hear funding pitches

Gang of motorcycling business investors and advisors to invade Brattleboro, hear funding pitches

Six Windham County startup businesses will pitch their ideas to a “gang” of motorcycling investors, entrepreneurs and advisors who are stopping in Brattleboro on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 10 a.m. The event, which will take place at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden (157 Main Street, Brattleboro), is part of the second annual FreshTracks Road Pitch, a four-day motorcycle tour, in which the riders make stops in eight Vermont towns to listen to entrepreneurs pitching their business concepts. The hosts of the Brattleboro stop are Strolling...

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2015 Parade video

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 dynamic duo of emcees, Peter “Fish” Case of WKVT and Tim Johnson of WTSA. Watch:

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2015 Stroll Weekend photos

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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: FRIDAY NIGHT STREET FAIR: TOUR DE HEIFER:

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2015 Business Planning Competition Winners

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on 2015 Business Planning Competition Winners

2015 Business Planning Competition Winners

Awards were announced in the 2015 Windham Regional Business Planning Competition, on June 24, 2015 at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden in Brattleboro. The competition was a collaboration of Strolling of the Heifers and the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation. A total of $64,000 in prize funds were given out: $10,000 to each of four first-place category winners, $3,000 each to the four second-place category winners, and $1,000 each to the 12 runners-up. Funding for the competitition came from a grant from the Windham County Economic...

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Check Out Related Events During Stroll Weekend!

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Check Out Related Events During Stroll Weekend!

Check Out Related Events During Stroll Weekend!

Friday, June 5: Gallery Walk at Hermit Thrush Brewery Hermit Thrush Brewery will feature cheese pairings for a few of their beers courtesy of Grafton Village Cheese, and also serve pints at the brewery for the first time! Come enjoy the Caitlin Stearns gallery opening, with cheese and beer in hand. Pints start at 5:30pm. Saturday, June 6: Pint night at Hermit Thrush Brewery Come on in to the brewery Saturday night for full pours of any of our beers along with tasty snacks from a local food truck. The beer starts flowing at 4pm. You asked for...

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Bernie’s coming!

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 parade starts at 10 a.m. sharp, up Main Street. After the Parade, he will speak briefly at the Gazebo on the Brattleboro town Common, about 11:15 a.m. Sen. Sanders has been a great friend of the Stroll since the very first parade in 2002, when he was still a Congressman. Here are some photos of Sen. Sanders at previous Strolls!

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How about some Human Foosball?

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 get much exercise, since it’s a pretty slow game. Not so with human foosball. Strolling of the Heifers is looking for teams of 6 players each to compete in its first-ever human foosball tournament. Excitement and action is guaranteed. The tournament will take place on the Retreat ground during the Slow Living Expo on Saturday, June 6, following the Strolling of the...

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Bounty of the Northeast

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 Northeast, starting during our Street Festival (Friday, June 5, 5:30-8:30 p.m.) at the River Garden. The Gallery’s normal hours will be Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (except during special events at the River Garden). Open Sundays by chance. At the end of June, Bounty of the Northeast will move to the halls of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. On June 24, the...

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Walk for Amber StorySlam, May 16

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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, May 16. Doors will open at 6:30PM and stories will be told from 7:00PM – 9:00PM. Admission is $10, cash only. The event will be hosted by Hillary Boone, a member of the Vermont Comedy Divas, who returns to the Robert H. Gibson River Garden for a third time! Hillary is a Vermont based stand up comedian and storyteller. She has told stories at the Moth storySLAM and...

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Two exhibits bloom at River Garden in May

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Two exhibits bloom at River Garden in May

Two exhibits bloom at River Garden in May

During May, the Gallery at the Garden will host two new shows: In the front gallery: Food from the Garden and Beyond — sketches, paintings and prints of Vermont vegetables and wild mushrooms, created by Susanna Grannis, Trudi Crites, and Clare Adams In the rear gallery: Creative Visions: poetry, art and beautiful handmade books by young people from The Poetry Studio in Marlboro, Vermont Founded by poet-teacher Ann Gengarelly in 1995, The Poetry Studio offers classes to students ranging in age from six to seventeen.  In a nurturing environment...

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Slow Medicine discussion at the River Garden

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Slow Medicine discussion at the River Garden

Slow Medicine discussion at the River Garden

Thursday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro VT Michael Finkelstein, MD, also known as the “Slow Medicine Doctor,” will present his approach to healthy living at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden in downtown Brattleboro on Thursday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. The session, entitled “Slow Living is Healthy Living,” is sponsored by Strolling of the Heifers. Finkelstein will be joined by Orly Munzing, founder and executive director of Strolling of the Heifers, and Linda McInerney,...

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Spring CSA, Farming and Gardening Showcase

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Spring CSA, Farming and Gardening Showcase

Spring CSA, Farming and Gardening Showcase

Join us in a celebration of spring and the coming bounty from farms and gardens! Saturday, April 18 10 a.m to 2:30 p.m — CSA, Farming and Gardening Showcase 6:30 p.m to 8:30 pm — Showing of Symphony of the Soil & Panel Discussion Admission to both events is FREE. Get to know your local farmers and check out what they have to offer! CSA sign ups will be available. Come for lunch and enjoy some treats from specialty food vendors!   Evening session panelists include:  Howard Prussack Paul Harlow   Vern Grubinger Showcase Vendors:  Visit...

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Strolling of the Heifers 2015 Locavore Index: Which states are most committed to locally-sourced food?

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Strolling of the Heifers 2015 Locavore Index: Which states are most committed to locally-sourced food?

Strolling of the Heifers 2015 Locavore Index: Which states are most committed to locally-sourced food?

BRATTLEBORO, VT (April 7, 2015) — According to the 2015 Locavore Index, the four states that do best in consuming locally-produced food are Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire and Oregon, in that order. These four states also topped the 2014 Index, which is compiled annually by Strolling of the Heifers, a Vermont-based local food advocacy group.   “The purpose of the Index is to stimulate efforts across the country to use more local food in homes, restaurants, schools and institutions,”said Orly Munzing, founder and executive...

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heART and Soul Exhibit in our gallery

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on heART and Soul Exhibit in our gallery

heART and Soul Exhibit in our gallery

The Gallery at The Garden Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982, www.strollingoftheheifers.com In April, the Gallery at the Garden hosts the heART and Soul Exhibit, featuring local artwork by Brattleboro Union High School Students. During Gallery Walk (Friday, April 3, 5:30-8:30), light refreshments will be served, high school music groups will perform and many of the artists will be present. All artwork is for sale, with proceeds being divided between the artists and Gary Blomgren Scholarship fund to help other students...

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Stroll internship opportunities

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Stroll internship opportunities

Stroll internship opportunities

Strolling of the Heifers offers the following marketing, outreach and event coordination internship opportunities (as of March, 2015)   Start Date: ASAP, as well as ongoing Pay: TBD, based on experience Hours per week: 10-40 Length: 3-12 months Location: Brattleboro, VT Strolling of the Heifers seeks enthusiastic Marketing & Outreach Interns to work with our staff on several signature projects. Position Description:  Our mission is to connect people with healthy local food, encouraging and facilitating innovation and entrepreneurship...

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An evening of hilarity with the Vermont Comedy Divas

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on An evening of hilarity with the Vermont Comedy Divas

An evening of hilarity with the Vermont Comedy Divas

The Vermont Comedy Divas —the only all-female, touring stand-up comedy troupe in the United States — bring their acclaimed brand of stand-up comedy to the River Garden in a fund-raising event for Strolling of the Heifers on Saturday, April 4 at 8 p.m.  All tickets are $15. Buy online at http://vtdivas.brownpapertickets.com/, or at the River Garden (cash only, Mon-Fri 9-5). Age suggestion: 16+ Buy tickets now! Coming? Please invite your Facebook friends! Founded in 2006, this all-female touring group is a staple of the Vermont comedy scene....

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Slow Living Summit focuses on farms, food, food systems

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Slow Living Summit focuses on farms, food, food systems

Slow Living Summit focuses on farms, food, food systems

The fifth annual Strolling of the Heifers Slow Living Summit will take place in Brattleboro, Vermont on June 3-5 and will be focused on farms, food and food systems. Subtitled “Food, Mindfully,” the Summit will explore “the journey of food”, with topics including nourishment and wellness, food entrepreneurship, food systems, food justice and food policy. Info & Registration Shanta L. Evans-Crowley, the conference coordinator, said “the Summit aims to bring together experts, policymakers, entrepreneurs, educators, students, farmers,...

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Gallery at the Garden presents works by Shawnna O’Connor, Sam Groves

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Gallery at the Garden presents works by Shawnna O’Connor, Sam Groves

Starting Friday, Feb. 6, the Gallery at the Garden features two exhibits: “Touring New England through Oil Paintings” by Shawnna O’Connor, and “Lights, Camera, Action….Motion Pictures,” an exhibit of photographic works by Sam Groves. Both shows will continue through February. O’Connor is mainly a self-taught artist.  She uses oil paints to create bright works illustrating historic sites in New England. She originally focused on smaller canvas depictions of cats.  After the 2011 fire that ravaged the...

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Strolling of the Heifers Beer, Cider and Cheese Festival

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Whats New | Comments Off on Strolling of the Heifers Beer, Cider and Cheese Festival

Strolling of the Heifers Beer, Cider and Cheese Festival

Chase the mid-winter blues away — join us at our Beer, Cider and Cheese Festival on Friday, Feb. 13, from 5 to 8 p.m at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro! The event is a fundraiser for Strolling of the Heifers, and takes place in conjunction with the Harris Hill Ski Jump. Featured will be some of Vermont’s best brewers and finest cheesemakers, plus other specialty food producers. Entertainment will be provided by the Franz Roberts Trio. Admission is $20, for adults, 21 or older, only. Each admission...

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Our 2015 culinary centerpiece: The Great New England Bread Baking Competition

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Our 2015 culinary centerpiece:  The Great New England Bread Baking Competition

CLICK HERE FOR OUR 2016 GREAT AMERICAN BREAD RECIPE CONTEST! And the winners are: Quick Bread Division First – Lee Duberman for Limerick Soda Bread Second – Chelsea Roy for Sweet Potato Walnut Bread Third – Nancy Cain for Snappy Tom Cheese Bread Honorable Mention – Jackie Durant for Zucchini Bread Yeast Bread Division First – Joyce Silve for Mom’s Sappy Sweet Bread Second – Noah Elbers for New England Harvest Multi-Grain Bread Third – Allen Halpern for Rosemary/Asiago/Black Olive Focaccia Bread...

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New England Through the Eyes of an Artist

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on New England Through the Eyes of an Artist

New England Through the Eyes of an Artist

During January, the Gallery at the Garden features an exhibit entitled “New England Through the Eyes of an Artist,” presenting original watercolor paintings by Jane May Jones, with subjects ranging from fall in Vermont to summer on Cape Cod and everything in between. The Gallery at the Garden is located at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden, home of Strolling of the Heifers, at 157 Main Street in Brattleboro. The show opens Friday evening, Jan. 2, with the gallery open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and continues through January 30. Jones, whose home...

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“Vermont’s Organic Farming Pioneers” in Gallery at the Garden

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“Vermont’s Organic Farming Pioneers” in Gallery at the Garden

The December exhibit at our Gallery at the Garden features photographs of Vermont’s organic farming pioneers by John Nopper, along with photos from the Brattleboro Food Co-ops long-running “Producer of the Month” series. Nopper’s photos will be accompanied by texts by Susan Harlow telling the stories of the farmers depicted. These farming pioneers started farming in the 1970s and 1980s, some as members of communes, others as new arrivals to the state looking to “get back to the land.” They were, in fact, reviving a way...

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Brattleboro-West Arts offers “Harmony: Health” art exhibit at BMH

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Brattleboro-West Arts offers “Harmony: Health” art exhibit at BMH

Brattleboro-West Arts members are collaborating with Strolling of the Heifers to present an art exhibit entitled “Harmony: Health” in the hallways of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, beginning on Friday, December 5. Expanding on the agricultural themes featured in two shows presented by the organizations last summer, the artwork will explore pathways to better health including spiritual pursuit, engagement with the natural world, and through local agriculture. All of the works are for sale, and proceeds will benefit Strolling of the Heifers as...

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Our annual appeal: The heifers can’t stroll without you!

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Our annual appeal: The heifers can’t stroll without you!

Download our appeal brochure As 2016 draws to a close, we urge you to join us as financial supporters of an exciting new Strolling of the Heifers effort: The Robert H. Gibson River Garden is our new home in the heart of downtown Brattleboro. Its 4500-square foot main floor is a community center, hosting meetings, concerts, parties and other events, as well as our Gallery at the Garden with monthly art exhibits, and our weekday noon Brown Bag Lunch performance and lecture series. Soon, the River Garden will also be the home of our new...

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American Bus Association names Stroll Weekend one of North America’s 100 best events for 2015

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American Bus Association names Stroll Weekend one of North America’s 100 best events for 2015

The American Bus Association has named Brattleboro’s Strolling of the Heifers Weekend (June 5-7) as one of its Top 100 Events in North America for 2015. Inclusion in the Top 100 list indicates that Stroll Weekend offers “excellent entertainment value to both tour groups and individual travelers from around the world,” according to ABA. Held annually since 2002, Strolling of the Heifers Weekend is built around an agriculturally-themed parade on Brattleboro’s historic Main Street, which is headed by 100 or more well-groomed and well-dressed...

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Fresh Paint: Works by Clay Coyle

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on Fresh Paint: Works by Clay Coyle

Fresh Paint: Works by Clay Coyle

November’s exhibit in the Gallery at the Garden (Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St.) features works by painter and set designer Clay Coyle in a show titled Fresh Paint: Reflections of Color in Landscapes and Trees.  Concurrently, the River Garden, home of Strolling of the Heifers, will host an exhibit of historical materials from the archives of Kurn Hattin Homes for Children, the Westminster residential school for children at-risk or in need. Established in 1894, Kurn Hattin serves boys and girls, ages 5-15, who are affected by...

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Five Seasons in theater curtains

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on Five Seasons in theater curtains

Five Seasons in theater curtains

We’re thrilled to be hosting “Five Seasons” — an exciting exhibit of painted theater curtains, in our Gallery at the Garden (The Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro), during the entire month of October. 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...

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Martin C. Langeveld

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Our Team, Whats New | 0 comments

Martin C. Langeveld

Martin served for 8 years as the Stroll’s marketing director, and now offers occasional advice from the sidelines. He spent 30 years in the media business, 28 in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and two at the Brattleboro Reformer. He still serves on the board of New England Newspapers, Inc., which publishes the Reformer and several other newspapers. In the distant past, he and his wife were innkeepers for three years in New Marlboro, Massachusetts. While living in the Berkshires, Martin served two terms as chair and one as treasurer of...

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

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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 turn,...

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Stroll is a Vermont Top 10 event for 2015

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 6!

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Shopping on Amazon? Help the Stroll with AmazonSmile!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 your...

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

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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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Join us in Brattleboro for Stroll Weekend 2015!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on Join us in Brattleboro for Stroll Weekend 2015!

Join us in Brattleboro for Stroll Weekend 2015!

Stroll Weekend happens each year during the first full weekend in June. Save the date for 2015: it’s Friday through Sunday, June 5-6-7, 2015 with the Parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 6! Here are some photos of the 2014 Parade. For more 2015 Weekend information visit our Stroll Weekend Page. See thousands of other pictures at our Flickr page! (Photos by Jesse Baker)  

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What’s it like? Watch the 2014 Parade video!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on What’s it like? Watch the 2014 Parade video!

What’s it like? Watch the 2014 Parade 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

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 Pudding...

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

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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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Brattleboro area Farm Tour

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on Brattleboro area Farm Tour

Brattleboro area Farm Tour

2017 Farm Tour is in planning stages, please come back soon to register! Take a look at what we did last year! Sunday, June 5 2016— 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. We’ve partnered with five special farms in the Brattleboro area to offer this year’s Stroll Weekend Farm Tour on Sunday, June 5 Each of these farms has something unique to offer, will welcome you and show you around. One-hour tours are being offered at 9:30 AM, 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM and 2:45 PM. This schedule allows sufficient time between tours to travel from one farm to the...

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Stroll Weekend 2015 — Entertainment

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on Stroll Weekend 2015 — Entertainment

For bios and photos of all entertainers, click on their individual name below, or here. Friday Evening Strolling of the Heifers Street Festival Friday, June 5, 3015, 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 And roaming the street: Ed the Wizard Saturday Strolling of the Heifers Parade Saturday, June 6, 2015, 10 a.m. — Downtown...

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Home Improvement & Energy at the Expo

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Our Events, Whats New | 0 comments

Home Improvement & Energy at the Expo

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? What’s the best way to renovate my home? Can I fix it myself? How much will that cost? How can I finance it? Ask the Stroll’s Slow Living Expo Home Improvement & Energy Exhibitors and find out answers to all these questions. Homeowners and business owners will find home improvement and energy-focused businesses and organizations providing access to a full range of resources that can save them...

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Goat Olympics!

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on Goat Olympics!

Goat Olympics!

One of the most popular parts of the Slow Living Expo is our annual Goat Olympics, in which young goats from Adams Farm in Wilmington, VT race each other to be the first to their feeding bowls. For each race, the public is invited to place bets! Just like the horse races, you can bet on your favorite goat to win, place or show. There’s even a trifecta option in which you predict the first, second and third place goats in order. Winners will receive coupons that are good for merchandise at the Strolling of the Heifers tent — and all...

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Maple ‘n Mud Fest

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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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“Perfect Imperfection” — now on view at the River Garden

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“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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Strolling of the Heifers welcomes Merchants Bank as 2014 Presenting Sponsor

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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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Strolling of the Heifers Weekend, June 5-6-7!

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in Whats New | 0 comments

Strolling of the Heifers Weekend, June 5-6-7!

PLEASE, NO DOGS AT THE PARADE OR EXPO! We’re sure your pooch is wonderfully well behaved. But for the safety of the animals and spectators, please leave the dog at home. The animals may be spooked by dogs, since they are already in an unfamiliar setting. Thank you. Join us in beautiful, historic Brattleboro for a weekend of activities honoring farmers and celebrating local food, all built around our signature event, the world-famous Strolling of the Heifers Parade, Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. sharp! Check out the full weekend...

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

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 New...

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

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 reception,...

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Neighborhood Energy Science Fair

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 research....

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

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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

Posted by on Dec 15, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 Television.

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Chuck Ross

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on Chuck Ross

Chuck Ross

Chuck Ross was appointed as the Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets by Governor Peter Shumlin and took office in January of 2011.  Prior to his current role as Secretary, he served as U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy’s State Director for 16 years. Before joining Leahy’s staff, Ross was a farmer and legislator from Hinesburg, Vermont. Born in Burlington, Vermont, he graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.A. in Geography in 1978 and from the University of Washington with an M.A. in Geography in 1982. He...

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The Heifers are Coming to Town!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 Town.

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What do you know about yogurt?

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 dishes. Plain...

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Fall CSA showcase and celebration of organic pioneers

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 be as...

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Stroll’s Plein Air Farm Art show sets closing reception

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 April...

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Business Plan Competition: awards ceremony video

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 December...

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The Great New England Quiche Cookoff: Winners and their recipes

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 page!

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Slow Living Expo 2013: a photo gallery

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 page!

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Tour de Heifer 2013: a photo gallery

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 page!

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Quiche Cookoff and Street Festival 2013: a photo gallery

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 page!

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Winners are announced in Stroll Business Plan Competition

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on 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 from.” Stroll...

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SoBerry Clean

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on SoBerry Clean

SoBerry Clean

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Stroll Weekend 2013 entertainers

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in SOTH Important Information, Whats New | Comments Off on 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

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in SOTH Important Information, Whats New | 0 comments

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 Tour...

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Farm, Food & Fiber Tour

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in SOTH Important Information, Whats New | Comments Off on 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 05363...

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

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in SOTH Important Information, Whats New | Comments Off on 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 often...

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Vermont Community Foundation

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in Whats New | Comments Off on Vermont Community Foundation

Vermont Community Foundation

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Locavore Index 2013

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Locavore Index, Whats New | 0 comments

Locavore Index 2013

Click here for the latest Locavore Index. Originally published April 8, 2013 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...

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Strolling of the Heifers explores River Garden role

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in How We Help, Whats New | Comments Off on 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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Tour de Heifer: Sunday, June 7

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Tour de Heifer: Sunday, June 7

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 routes follow dirt roads with mimimal pavement.  Both entail significant elevation change — that is, hill-climbing, and lots of it! The 60 mile ride has two short woods road sections. Both the 30 and 60 mile challenges are loop rides with opportunities for bailing out. We also offer a less challenging (but still hilly!) 15-mile country ride with paved hills and a scenic riverside dirt...

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WCAX features Farm/Food Business Plan Competition

Posted by on Jan 18, 2013 in Business Plan Competition, Whats New | 0 comments

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 Sports-

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Vermont BBQ

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in Whats New | 0 comments

Vermont BBQ

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Gov. Peter Shumlin

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Whats New | 0 comments

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 his brother, of Putney Student Travel and National Geographic Student Expeditions, a company that sends students on educational programs and service projects across the globe. He is also a partner in several real estate companies that provide housing and commercial space in Southeast Vermont. His career in public service began almost 30 years ago when at the age of 24 he was...

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Kim Fine

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in Whats New | 0 comments

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, Malaysia and Japan. Her career has taken her from counseling, teaching, international cross-cultural program managing to friend and fund raising. Kim is Director of Development for Kurn Hattin Homes in Westminster, Vermont. West Chesterfield, New Hampshire has been her home since 1994.

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John Keppler

Posted by on Dec 1, 2012 in Whats New | 0 comments

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 western Massachusetts, spending his early adulthood in western Colorado and a good chunk of his early middle age in western Japan. A resident of West Chesterfield, NH since 1994, John is the proprietor (and everything else) of Chesterfield Copywriting Services, scribing an eclectic range of materials for clients in the US and Asia. He is also an active member of Chesterfield...

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Hanna Thurber

Posted by on Dec 1, 2012 in Whats New | Comments Off on Hanna Thurber

Hanna Thurber

Hanna Thurber rode the 60-mile route of the Tour de Heifer in the first year of the ride, and loved it so much that she started volunteering for the Tour. Now she helps coordinate the Tour with a great team of people who love biking and Vermont’s beautiful and low-traffic dirt roads. It sure doesn’t hurt that the start line at Lilac Ridge Farm is just a half mile from her house. Hanna commutes to work on her orange Coconino bike from April until November and rides all the Tour de Heifer routes and around southern Vermont...

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2013 Vermont Farm/Food Business Plan Competition

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Whats New | 0 comments

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 viewing....

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Know your maple syrup producer!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Whats New | 0 comments

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 and...

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Bread Baking Competition winning recipes

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Whats New | 0 comments

Bread Baking Competition winning recipes

CLICK HERE FOR OUR 2016 GREAT AMERICAN BREAD RECIPE CONTEST! 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 –...

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Vermont tops 2013 Strolling of the Heifers Locavore Index

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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

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

CLICK HERE FOR OUR 2016 GREAT AMERICAN BREAD RECIPE CONTEST!   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...

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Ross Gibson

Posted by on Nov 21, 2010 in Whats New | Comments Off on Ross Gibson

Ross Gibson

A seasoned and experienced human resources professional, is currently the Human Resources Director with Commonwealth Dairy.  With over thirty years in the field, Ross has a breadth and depth of human resources, organizational development, and general business experience. Prior to Commonwealth, Ross spent several years as a leadership development consultant with a portfolio of clients throughout Vermont and New England.  Before consulting, Ross held several senior level HR positions including Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources at...

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