Woodchuck Cider

By Middlebury Campus

October 6, 2010


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Slightly removed from the main section of Middlebury sits one of the fastest growing hard cider companies in America. Woodchuck Cider is a Middleburybased company that prides itself on producing the highest quality hard cider with the best and most interesting taste. Founded by Greg Failing in 1990, the company originated in Procto...

Wag your tail for Woofstock 2010

By Middlebury Campus

October 6, 2010


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A bark-off, an agility course, homemade treats, music and blue skies are just some of the reasons why Woofstock 2010, Addison County Humane Society’s annual fundraiser, was by-and-large a successful event. Approximately 75 dogs and their owners came to the Middlebury Recreational Park on Saturday, Oct. 2, to supp...

Ciderfest 2010 is a fall ball for all

By Middlebury Campus

October 6, 2010


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On Oct. 2, people of all ages came out to enjoy a great fall tradition: Ciderfest 2010. Champlain Orchards, located in Shoreham, Vt., hosted the event. Tickets sold guaranteed attendees to unlimited food and cider, as well as a hay ride, admission to the orchard to pick your own apples and music provided by the loc...

A new kind of darty hits the town

By Middlebury Campus

October 6, 2010


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Founded by local author and environmental advocate, Bill McKibben, as well as several other Middlebury alumni, 350.org is an international organization whose mission is “to inspire the world to rise to the challenge of the climate crisis.” It focuses on reducing carbon emissions and reaching the numbe...

The Pragmatist

By Middlebury Campus

October 6, 2010


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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Center, which was founded in 1980 to provide critical services to refugees resettling in the state. Since efforts began in 1975, the US has resettled about 2.6 million refugees, as of 2009. Around 300 refugees a year arrive in Ve...

Local Lowdown

By Middlebury Campus

October 6, 2010


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Middlebury Arts October 8, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Come join fellow Middlebury residents for the Arts Walk, a leisurely promenade through downtown Middlebury and Marble Works. There will be much art on display, as well as music and food. This month over 40 different venues are showcasing their artistic masterpieces....

Bristol festivities draw large crowds

By Middlebury Campus

September 29, 2010


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“OK, Ryan, don’t blow her up there!” shouted the loudspeaker, barely audible above the revving of the ’66 Mustang’s engine. The engine is weak, though, in comparison to the two cars at the end of the row, a ’67 Camaro and a ’23 Ford T-Bucket. Bristol’s Better L8 Than Never Car Show,...

Can you resist Champlain Chocolates?

By Middlebury Campus

September 29, 2010


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While the world can sometimes be harsh and unwelcoming, there is a place where life is always sweet: 750 Pine Street in Burlington, Vt. Founded in 1983, Lake Champlain Chocolates makes chocolates from simple Vermont ingredients. The butter, cream and maple syrup come from local farms, yet the factory imports al...

One in 8700

By Middlebury Campus

September 29, 2010


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On Saturday morning, amongst the vegetables and classic Vermont maple syrup of the Middlebury Farmer’s Market, Tom Homann sells his pottery. Drawn to his work by the natural glazes and interesting patterns, customers can buy wares ranging from large decorative plates to mugs for every day use. Homann...

Creemee season ends as winter approaches

By Middlebury Campus

September 29, 2010


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Vermont is known for its maple syrup, beautiful fall foliage and delicious apples, but what about creemees? Surprisingly, many Middlebury College students can’t define the exact nature of a creemee, perhaps because students come from all over the world, and creemees are primarily a Vermont summertime tradition...

Local Wanders

By Middlebury Campus

September 29, 2010


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Sisters Audra Ouellette and Kris Bowdish have been busy designing, creating and maintaining Addison County’s only corn maze, located at 181 Thompson Hill Road in Weybridge, Vt. Now, as the early signs of foliage brighten up the landscape, the two enjoy watching people of all ages find their way out...

Local Lowdown

By Middlebury Campus

September 29, 2010


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Good Gravy Music Series October 1, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Take a trip to Burlington and enjoy live music at Nectar’s, located at 188 Main Street. Call (802) 658-4771 for more information. There will also be free giveaways, Otter Creek specials and gravy fries, Nectars’ specialty dish. Charity Blanket...

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