Topics :: Vermont

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Vermont Celebrates Successful Season for Maple Syrup

Vermont sugarhouses produce more than 1.3 million gallons of maple syrup annually, topping more than $300 million in sales. That amount represents more than 40 percent of all the maple syrup produced each year in the United States.

Big Maple: Demand For New Sweeteners Brings Boom in Vermont

FOOD/DRINK | By Lisa Rathke | Mar 16
Once a side venture that helped farmers pay their taxes, Vermont maple syrup is becoming big business, with corporations buying up thousands of acres of trees as they bank in part on a rise in demand for alternative natural sweeteners.

Go East: Vermont Ski Season Heats Up

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 30
With 20 Alpine resorts and 29 dedicated to Nordic skiing, the Green Mountain State is legendary for serious winter fun whether you dig downhill, boarding or cross-country adventure.

Passenger Train Derails in Vermont

By Wilson Ring | Oct 6
An Amtrak train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., on Monday hit rocks that had fallen onto the track from a ledge, spilling the locomotive and a passenger car down an embankment, derailing three other cars and injuring seven people.

Vermont Lays Claim to 'World's Best Foliage'

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 16
After years of watching other states attempt to position themselves as autumn destinations, Vermont has thrown down the gauntlet and declared itself the home of the World's Best Foliage.

A Vermont Romance at Sugarbush

By Sandy MacDonald | Mar 4
Vermont has received more than its fair share of snow this winter - all the better for a trip to Sugarbush - a go-to destination offering 111 trails for all levels of skiers.

Vermont Resorts Make Big Snowmaking Upgrades

By Lisa Rathke | Nov 28
Northeast ski resorts continue to invest millions in leaner and meaner snowmaking guns, with Vermont making big inroads this year.

Go for the Food: Vermont's Beer Run

FOOD/DRINK | By J.M. Hirsch | Sep 18
Looking for the ultimate beer journey? Seek out Heady Topper, a double IPA by The Alchemist Brewery in Vermont. While you're at it, discover other breweries and food artisans in the Green Mountain State.

Vermont's Gay Oasis :: Frog Meadow

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 10
Vermont's Frog Meadow is billed as "A country bed & breakfast and massage oasis for men." Having been there myself, this EDGE correspondent can say that it's all that, and more.

Vermont Ups the Ante on GMO Foods

FOOD/DRINK | By Dave Gram, Lisa Rathke | Apr 26
Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of the powerful U.S. food industry.

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