Tag Archives: food

April 5, 2017

Vermont Farmers Food Center as a peacemaker

Dear Editor,

Last weekend, the UN came to the Saturday Winters Farmers Market in Rutland. Actually, the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) hosted the “Grace Initiative” also called “Initiative for Governance, Reconciliation and Coexistence,” a nonprofit founded by Yvonne Lodico of Manchester. Governance, reconciliation and…

Op - Ed
February 1, 2017

The true cost of local food

By Rachel Carter

When choosing to purchase food, cost is often a deciding factor for consumers. Why buy a 12-ounce package of local bacon for $7.99 when you can get it for $4.98? Purchasing local food means you know where your food comes from, you’re…

Altitude Sickness
January 18, 2017

Healthy choices: fitness, food discipline, and sleep!

Things have been alright. My back has been alright, weightlifting has been alright, work has been alright, the skiing has been alright (we keep getting these little surprise powder days, nothing on Killington Road, but really nice turns up on the mountain). Things have been…

Local News
December 28, 2016

VFFC Health Care Share innovates with food Rx

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—Wednesday, Dec. 21, was the final day of the 2016 season for eligible households to pick up a hefty shopping tote stuffed with fresh, local farm produce at the Vermont Farmers’ Food Center at 251 West Street in Rutland, site of the…

Local News
February 24, 2016

Maple flavor: real or fake?

Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association leads the battle with letter to FDA

 The Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association (VMSMA) was formed in 1893, and one early mission of the organization was to safeguard the quality and tradition of maple syrup in Vermont—the “official…

  • Killington Chili Cook-Off
  • Killington Chili Cook-Off
  • Killington Chili Cook-Off
  • Killington Chili Cook-Off
Killington Signature Events
February 14, 2016

Killington Chili Cook-Off


July 28, 2016

Sherburne Memorial Library

Come join us at the Annual Killington Chili Cook-off, presented by the Mountain Times, and enjoy chili, beer, and live music.

Capriccio holds Grand Opening Celebration
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
January 21, 2016

Capriccio holds Grand Opening Celebration

KILLINGTON — Capriccio Ristorante at Killington held a Grand Opening Celebration Thursday, Jan. 14, with a tasting party from 5 to 9 p.m. Located in Mountain Green Resort, the former location of Slope Side, the space has been renovated and redecorated to reflect its…