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A Step Forward for Food Recovery and Security  for Our Region

A Step Forward for Food Recovery and Security for Our Region

by Allison Levin Did you know that every season about one million pounds of food is grown on farms in Washington County that never gets to our kitchens and dining room tables? Despite the fact that the need for that food has never been greater, food insecurity continues to be a major issue for too […]

Home Is Where the Party Is

by Ashley Witzenberger and Sarah DeFelice Summer in Vermont means lots of fun parties and events. If you’re planning one of your own—be it a wedding, shower, birthday party, anniversary, or fundraiser—at your home, don’t stress. As owners of The Event Boutique, a full-service event planning and design company in Montpelier, we are happy to […]

Mountain Chic Mixes Rustic Vermont with Modern Style

Mountain Chic Mixes Rustic Vermont with Modern Style

by Sarah Davin Homes are more than mere places to eat, sleep, and store your things, they are almost living, breathing organisms that both reflect and are shaped by the spirit and life decisions of the owner. For interior designers like Stowe-based Brenna B Interiors and Montpelier-based Steeplechase Design+Build, the goal is to find the […]

Jamie Cope

Jamie Cope

Jamie Cope, photographer, painter, flower gardener and artist in all that she touched, died in her home on April 18, 2018, at the age of 96, while the seeds she had planted for spring sent up green shoots from the pots at the foot of her bed. Jamie grew up in the glamorous ’20s and […]

Hunger Mountain Co-op Council to Host Annual Dinner and Discussion

by Scott Hess    Sometime this month, Hunger Mountain Co-op will welcome its 9,000th member-owner. Given there are less than 60,000 people in Washington County (where most of our customers live), this is a significant portion of the local population who are owners of our natural and local foods cooperative. This milestone is a great […]

by Glen Coburn Hutcheson My best ideas come from conversations over food. That may be because most of my meal conversation is with my partner Kate Stephenson, who’s smart and generous with her thoughts. But I choose to believe that talking while eating always leads to better ideas no matter who I’m with, because like […]

LETTERS: 5.17.18

Letters to the paper are not fact-checked and do not necessarily represent the views of The Bridge.   Thanks to Nat Editor, In the world of community newspaper editor/publishers, what separates the hireling from the good shepherd? The former punches the clock. The latter doesn’t have one, but is compelled by (1) printers’ deadlines that […]

A Spring Memory

by Walt Amses  Were the vernal equinox afflicted with a human frailty, it would likely have multiple personality disorder, particularly in Central Vermont, where spring is inhabited by psychotic swings of personality—a series of ripping nor’easters or summer-like warmth and sunshine, depending on the year or the week. Our oxymoronic fall-back position goes something like […]

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For the Love of Vermont—An Appreciation   of the Paintings of Carolyn Egeli

For the Love of Vermont—An Appreciation of the Paintings of Carolyn Egeli

by Margaret Edwards  Sometimes you lean forward with curiosity—and then you step back in awe. A good reason to go see the solo art show at Montpelier’s Pavilion Office Building (5th floor) is the opportunity it gives you to admire, up close, an astonishing expertise in oil painting. Carolyn Egeli’s paintings are in the tradition […]