Blog :: 07-2009

What's For Dinner? Find it at the Burlington Farmer's Market!

Carrots Burlington Farmers MarketAugust 2-8 is National Farmers Market Week and the best place to celebrate is the Burlington Farmers Market. This market is downtown at Burlington's City Hall Park. The food is unparalleled in quality and freshness. From Digger Mirth Collective arugula to Jericho Settlers Farm grass-fed beef, you will find the best of Champlain Valley.

Burlington Downtown - Five Sisters Neighborhood

The Farmers Market is every Saturday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm (May 9 - October 31) and features crafts, prepared foods, and the fresh produce. Farmers Markets are heralded for supporting farmers, strengthening local economies, and generally helping people stay healthy. The Burlington Farmers Market does all this with the flair of a European-style street market.

Lake Champlain Quadricentennial has energized Vermont

You will be enchanted to attend any or all of the events celebrating Lake Champlain! I admire and respect this lovely body of water. Many times I fly in over the lake and feel the peace and calm the waters give to our small city of Burlington, Vermont. I've sailed on Lake Champlain for 25 years and still marvel at the beauty of the high peaks of the Adirondacks on the west and the distant view of Camel's Hump and Mt. Mansfield on the east. Where else in the US do you have a fresh body of water 120 miles long and only 3 miles wide with mountains clinging on the horizon?

Participate in the celebration! This weekend, July 17 & 18, in Vergennes the French Heritage days at the restored Opera House will be terrific. The Otter Creek Basin and other areas in and around Vergennes will be hopping with activities. Check it out at