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How many extra apples do you have this season? Are they getting soft before you can eat them all? Growing a Greener World TV shows how sugar free applesauce with spices like cinnamon and nutmeg are one of the easiest #RootedinVermont foods to make and can. #TastyTuesday
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Pressing apples is one of our oldest #RootedinVermont traditions. It's the "daily grind" at cider mills across the state this weekend. #apple #cider
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Kathy Boyer of Monkton supports Rooted in Vermont farmers whenever she can because she knows how much work it can be! She and her husband have been exploring different ways to add to their diets by raising their own food - like adding a few backyard chickens for fresh eggs.

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Looking for something to do with all of those beets? Don't worry, Brattleboro Food Co-op has it covered with this delicious, fat-free chocolate beet cake! #TastyTuesday

Chocolate Beet Cake January 30, 2018 | CategoryDessert, Fat Free, Food for Thought, Vegan No fat, no eggs. Serves 6. 2 medium beets or 1 large beet, peeled and diced 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup whole or white wheat flour (whole grain) ½...
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Blexy has been awarded world champion for the second year in a row! Vermont has long been known for it's dairy farming and it's great to see it recognized on the world stage.

Blexy does it again! A Vermont farm is celebrating after the "Queen of Dairy" was recently named World Champion in a very prestigious contest. #VtDairy

A Vermont farm and its champion cow is celebrating...again! Rosiers "Blexy" Goldwyn was recognized in Holstein International's February edition as 2017 World Champion. The honor is voted on by readers and two independent judges. In this year's contest, a record number of voters chose Blexy as the wo...
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NOFA-VT is connecting students to their food across Vermont with their Farmer Correspondence Program.

"It is so important for kids to know where their food comes from," Aziza Malik of Champlain Elementary School said. "Even though it's not in the curriculum, this helps us wedge it in there."

Circled up last Friday morning in their Robinson Elementary School classroom in Starksboro, Ruth Beecher's third and fourth graders considered why it might be important...
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The Dutch Treat cafeteria served up Rooted in Vermont food to fuel up skiers of Dutch Hill ski area in Heartwellville. One of Vermont's smaller ski areas, Dutch Hill closed in 1985 and is now available for the public to hike and enjoy free of charge. Photo - 1957, Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum. #TBT #ThrowbackThursday

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Matt Crawford of Georgia has made a career out of his passion for the outdoors. A long time outdoor writer in Vermont, Matt now helps connect outdoor companies to their customers at Pale Morning Media in Waitsfield. Fishing and bird hunting are among his favorite and he believes strongly in honoring any life he takes by then putting it as food on the table for his family.

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Looking for the perfect adult, midweek treat? The Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association has you covered with their Rooted in Vermont Maple Stout Float featuring, of course, Vermont Maple Syrup and your favorite maple stout and maple ice cream. #TastyTuesday

Three Vermont Maple ingredients are all you need for this grown-up float.
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“Strengthening meal programs and making sure all kids have access to healthy meals is perhaps one of the most cost effective methods for schools to improve students’ health, behavior and learning outcomes all at the same time," Anore Horton of Hunger Free Vermont. #RootedinVermont

Today representatives of St. Johnsbury School, as well as officials from other schools and organizations planned to gather in Montpelier to celebrate Farm to School Awareness Day.
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City Market is on the lookout for the best butternut squash recipe for their We Local Recipe Contest! What are some of your favorite Rooted in Vermont butternut squash recipes?

The final days to enter our We Local Recipe Contest are upon us! This year we're all about celebrating Butternut Squash. You can enter your recipe now through Sunday, February 11, so get creative, experiment and enter for your chance to win some fun prizes!

It’s that time of year again! Our annual We ♥ Local Food Recipe Contest is now underway. This year, we’ve chosen Butternut Squash as our featured ingredient and we can’t wait to see what you come up with! These hearty squash are the perfect staple for a Vermont winter. Roast them up as a sid...
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Local beef, pork, chicken, and more are available in grocery stores throughout Vermont; making it easier to find and use Rooted in Vermont ingredients throughout the winter!

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"The story of the existing Intervale farmstead begins in about 1860 when George Reynolds, a resident of Elmwood Avenue in Burlington, purchased 50 acres of land at the Intervale on the east side of the road."

The Intervale Center​ is celebrating 30 years of being Rooted in Vermont with their work in the community by taking a look back on the Intervale's long agriculture past! #TBT #ThrowbackThursday

Celebrating Intervale History: Our Historic Farmstead In celebration of the Intervale Center’s 30th anniversary, this is part of a blog series highlighting the unique historical significance of our land and buildings. Many thanks to Britta Tonn, Architectural Historian, for the preparation of thes
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Brett Ladeau of Hartland, who says his family eats one to two meals a week that feature his hunting successes, enjoys introducing new people to the sport.

“Mentoring is an important aspect of hunting for me and I really like spending time in the woods with friends and family.”

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This delicious and easy Rooted in Vermont Mac and Cheese Cupcake recipe from THE Grace Potter has aged well...just like the Cabot cheese that's featured in it! #TastyTuesday

There are no words to describe Cabot Creamerys Mac and Cheese Cupcakes. Or there would be, but we can’t stop eating them long enough to talk! Click here.
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Sugar makers in the state produced nearly 2 millions gallons of Rooted in Vermont maple syrup last year so you better believe the annual Vermont Farm Show maple contest was fierce!

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — In the country's top maple producing state, Vermonters take their maple syrup seriously. But perhaps none take it as seriously as the judg
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The Super Bowl means big sales for Vermont food and drink producers! What favorite #RootedinVermont dishes and drinks are you serving up for the big game?

A famous Vermont cheesemaker said the big game prompts a sizable spike in sales.
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"If we increase demand of local food, supply will rise, prices will come down, our economy will thrive, and all Vermonters can enjoy what they deserve—access to affordable, healthy, local food."

Why are local, grass-fed burgers more expensive?
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