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Don't be alone this Thanksgiving: Enjoy a free meal, new friends at Middlebury VFW

There will be a free community dinner, Thanksgiving Day, at the VFW in Middlebury, between noon- 3 p.m.

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Local Thanksgiving dinner is free, for everyone

There will be a free community dinner, Thanksgiving Day, at the VFW in Middlebury, between noon-3 p.m. The dinner is none other than Don’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, made possible with lots of help from the community.

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Vermont Teddy Bear acquires Vermont Brownie

Vermont Teddy Bear Company, the nation’s largest producer of handcrafted teddy bears, is adding a homemade sweet treat to its successful line of gift-giving offerings.

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New farmers get boost from NOFA-Vt. program

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont is now accepting applications for the 2016 Journey Farmer Program.

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Vermont dairy farmer says biotech crops essential

Woman farmer testifies at U.S. Senate Committee hearing on biotechnology

Use of crops developed using biotechnology is a key to farmers stewardship of the land, according to Joanna Lidback, a Vermont dairy farmer, at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry this week.

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High-tech mobile freezer keeps local produce fresh

“Mr. Freeze”, one of the evil supervillains appearing in the Batman comics and film series, had to spend his days living inside a cryogenic suit. While Batman’s frosty nemesis used his cryo technology for ill, a local “Mr. Freeze” unit is doing good things for the citizens of Gotham City—er—Addison County.

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Big kick off for Shoreham distillery

It was opening day for a new Vermont whiskey distillery.

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Boyer’s Orchard is a moveable feast

Author Ernest Hemingway once described the wine, food and various riches of the city of Paris as a “moveable feast.” Here in Vermont, a moveable feast might better describe a drive-up farmstand where you can buy fresh local vegetables, fruits, cider, and syrup, and then enjoy them at the dinner table a few hours later. And for those many repeat autumnal customers and tourists, Boyer’s Orchard and Cider Mill in Monkton neatly entwines itself around Hemingway’s classic turn of phrase.

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A good year for apples in Vermont

The Boyer family of Monkton report an excellent apple harvest rivaling the 2013 season.

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Remembering restaurant-owner Chef Michel Mahe

Vermont restaurant owner Michel Mahe died July 21, 2015. He was the son of a popular French chef in New York, N.Y. Mahe moved to Vermont in 1999 to open a string of popular, award-winning restaurants.

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Middlebury's outdoor farmers market is a "buy local" hub

The Middlebury Farmers Market is back at the Marbleworks on Saturdays through Oct. 31 and on Wednesdays through Oct. 14.

Crosby joins food association

Crosby Forge & Farm joined the Vermont Specialty Food Association recently.

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Vermont Coffee Company: Coffee that's roasted for friends

For serious consumers of coffee, there’s nothing in the world like a great cup of coffee, and Vermont Coffee Company of Middlebury helps make many great cups of coffee—roasting on the order of 750,000 pounds of the dark bean just last year.

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Middlebury's Foodaroo! Sunday, June 21

A new of kind food truck festival experience, called Foodaroo 2015, is coming to downtown Middlebury, Sunday, June 21, from 3-8 p.m.

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McDonald's, Jiffy Mart center opens in Ferrisburgh

McDonald’s Restaurant in Ferrisburgh held its official grand opening March 14 with giveaways, free gifts, a live WOKO radio broadcast and a delicious menu featuring several new items.