Are you ready for the first Essex on Lake Champlain Blog Giveaway? We are, and we hope you are or will be soon! Before we tell you how to enter, take a look at the fabulous prize you could win: Greenhorns: 50 Dispatches from the New Farmers' Movement. How did this giveaway idea … [Read more...] about Greenhorns Giveway: Qualify to Win!
Have you met Severine von Tscharner Fleming? You should. And you probably will. She won me over when she pointed to a roaring woodstove obscured beneath a huddle of pots bubbling with food. "We don't have a stove," she said, obviously referring to the sort of stove most people … [Read more...] about Severine von Tscharner Fleming’s Greenhorns
Why are barns red? Are they? Returning to Essex, NY from yet another sensational Adirondack Coast bike ride last fall, I was struck by the abundance of red barns in the Champlain Valley. While I'm likely betraying a Northeastern United States bias, I suddenly realized that … [Read more...] about Why Are Barns Red?