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5 Vermont Lakes You Need to Visit this Summer

Looking for a place to swim, kayak, boat, or even Scuba dive this summer? Vermont may be New England’s only land-locked state, but you’ll still find plenty... Continue Reading

Maker Movement Attracts High School Students to UVM

By Joshua E. Brown Rachel Schneck holds up a thin sheet of wood intricately cut into the shape of a leaf. Down the table sits a plastic... Continue Reading

How to Become a Farmer and Reinvent a Career: Laurie Reese’s Story

It’s never too late to reinvent yourself or change your career. Just ask Laurie Reese, a 53-year-old grandmother who left her office job in Oregon and drove... Continue Reading

A Heroin Epidemic Hits Home in Vermont

By Jan Carney, M.D. Heroin has made a dramatic comeback. The opioid drug has contributed to a spike in drug-related deaths and was the exclusive topic of... Continue Reading

The Vermont GMO Food Labeling Law Helps Lead a Movement

By David Zuckerman On May 8, 2014, Governor Shumlin signed into law H.112, An Act Relating to the Labeling of Food Produced with Genetic Engineering. This is... Continue Reading