Charlotte Albright http://wvasfm.org en In Vermont, A Wild-Game Church Supper Feeds The Multitudes http://wvasfm.org/post/vermont-wild-game-church-supper-feeds-multitudes The wild-game supper has traditionally been a way for rural America to share the harvest before winter sets in. Food historians trace the ritual back to Colonial times, when families had to hunt in order to eat well, and some providers were better shots than others.<p>In fact, you could think of Thanksgiving in Plymouth as the first neighborhood potluck. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:09:00 +0000 Charlotte Albright 38749 at http://wvasfm.org In Vermont, A Wild-Game Church Supper Feeds The Multitudes In Vermont, During Fall, Money Grows On Trees http://wvasfm.org/post/vermont-during-fall-money-grows-trees Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>OK, it's getting a bit colder in many areas of the country. We've got those brisk mornings and chilly evenings. Great weather. Football weather for many of us. For many state tourism offices, of course, it means gearing up for a lucrative time of year known as foliage season. Travelers can use websites and apps to learn where and when fall colors are supposed to be the most brilliant. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 09:13:00 +0000 Charlotte Albright 35217 at http://wvasfm.org Don't Buy That Picnic Salad; Find It Near The Blanket http://wvasfm.org/post/finding-salad-bar-your-backyard For one Vermont couple, "local" doesn't mean heading to the farmers market. It means finding a natural salad bar at your picnic spot — or maybe even in your backyard.<p>Nova Kim and Les Hook live on a lush farm between a large lake and the Connecticut River near the Vermont-New Hampshire border. Over the decades, they've become skilled gatherers of edible wild foods, which they sell to high-end restaurants. But on this drizzly day, they're in their own kitchen, making dressing for a picnic green salad.<p>With her gray hair in a skinny braid down her back, Kim grinds dried wild ginger root. Sat, 22 Jun 2013 11:58:00 +0000 Charlotte Albright 30181 at http://wvasfm.org Don't Buy That Picnic Salad; Find It Near The Blanket Immigrant Investor Program Succeeds In Vermont http://wvasfm.org/post/immigrant-investor-program-succeeds-vermont A development project in a remote area of northeast Vermont is one of the largest in the country to bring in funds using the federal EB-5 immigrant investor program. It allows qualified foreigners who invest $500,000, and create at least 10 American jobs, to get green cards. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:29:00 +0000 Charlotte Albright 20654 at http://wvasfm.org