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A tree can tell you a lot about the forest. If you learn the patterns of the forces that shaped the tree, you know a little bit about the history of the woods around you.
Four thousand years ago, Egyptian fish farmers raised tilapia in ponds along the Nile; now a northern Vermont teacher is raising the fish at school.
Their 4 Corners Farm in West Newbury ranks as one of Vermont’s larger market enterprises, diversified in so many edible directions a visitor’s head is left spinning like a salad drier.
She arrived at yesterday’s news conference wearing a sunflower pinned to her pink button down shirt and a scarf wrapped around her head. She spoke through lips that appeared frozen, yet functional.
The English visitor was struck by the beautiful sight of fields ripe with grain, grazing cows, lush woodlands, including a towering pine, and in the distance the blue peaks of the Adirondacks. Inspired, he sketched the panorama on a drinking mug carved from an ox horn.
At the Burlington premiere, Craven called the making of “Northern Borders” a big step in his effort to create “sustainability” in regional film production.
Their 24/7 lifestyle as owners of a hands-on flower farm puts them outside every day, immersed in natural beauty and meeting an endless parade of people.
“Everything’s a treasure in its own way,” says Sonny Saul looking around his Pleasant Street Books in Woodstock, where John A. Graham’s book is just one of many treasures for sale.
Editor Rosalind Renfrew said the atlas will be an invaluable resource for researchers, planning commissions, public and private landowners, conservation groups and state biologists.
Posted in Energy & Environment, Life in Vermont | Tagged Bryan Pfeiffer, KW Vermont Breeding Bird Atlas, Rosalind Renfrew, Steve Parren, Vermont Center for Ecostudies, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department
Thirty-two percent of women make more than their spouses — that is very different from the time when Friedan’s book was published, and this is good news because it brings the family income up significantly.