For many, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of barbecue season. For Richard Jarmusz, executive chef at the UVM Medical Center, it’s the perfect time to change up your menu with local meats, seasonal vegetables, and your own homemade BBQ sauce (hint: it’s easier than you think to make!). Chef Jarmusz provides his tips – […]

Mixed greens are the Harvest of the Month for May. Spring is the perfect time to add mixed greens to your plate and palate. You can harvest, or buy mixed greens at farmer’s markets and grocery stores. In Vermont, you can find many different varieties of greens that are grown locally. History The varieties that […]

As the days grow brighter and warmer, sugar makers are hard at work on this month’s harvest: maple syrup. Maple sap starts running when daytime temperatures are between 40-45 degrees and fall below freezing overnight. This mobilizes energy and nutrients stored by the tree during the previous summer. Once collected, sap is concentrated into syrup. […]