SARAH ZOBEL

 

At Topnotch Resort in Stowe, there's a unique sense of place. A natural flow leads guests from the interior to the exterior.

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The first-of-its-kind in Vermont, South Village is a traditional neighborhood development located just off Spear Street on what used to be a 220-acre dairy farm.

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Like most inner-city garden stories, this one begins with an abandoned lot: the rundown playground at 24th Street Elementary, a Title I school in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles.

FoodTank.org


Though Vermont's farming season is frustratingly brief, the amount of work that's needed to harvest a successful crop is just as substantial as it is in warmer climates.

Edible Green Mountains


A mix of rye or whiskey, bitters and sweet vermouth, the Manhattan has a distinct taste, and though it's often served in a martini glass, the two drinks have little else in common. The Manhattan came first, and some have dubbed it the "king of cocktails."

Edible Green Mountains


Burlington-area residents are fortunate to have a number of high-quality jewelry stores. Four local retailers explain what’s unique about their stores, as well as what it means to them to be part of the larger Burlington community.

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Annette Besaw was on the hunt for a monkey lamp. She had no other specifics, per se—as long as it included a monkey and a lightbulb. That was in 2008, and Besaw, an interior designer, had recently opened Design Matters, a furniture and home-goods store in South Burlington.

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Concrete has snuck out of the garage and is making its way inside your house, where its uses will surprise you and its durability will delight you.

HouseLogic


Fast food might offer quick satisfaction and silence a rumbling stomach, but we all know it's not good for us in the long run. The same can be said of "fast houses"--greenhouse gas-emitting residences designed with only their sale in mind. 

Natural Home & Garden


Cynthia Knauf spent childhood weekends helping her father dig up and transplant trees around their property in eastern Pennsylvania. Fast-forward to 2012.

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Sensory gardens look, smell, feel, taste, and sound beautiful. They are designed to be therapeutic for those with special needs.

Spirituality & Health