In Good Hands

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In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm By Charles Fish Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374529826
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 1st, 2004

In this gently moving book, Fish evokes an earlier sensibility as he recreates life on his family's Rutland farm, where he spent summers growing up. The book also shows the evolution from a farm that produced enough for one family to a modern business. Lovingly written and a joy to read. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones

Covered Bridges of Vermont

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Covered Bridges of Vermont By Ed Barna Cover Image
ISBN: 9780881503739
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Published: Countryman Press - June 17th, 1996

If you want a comprehensive guide to Vermont's 106 historic covered bridges, look no further. Thirteen area tours are listed, with information including names, locations and directions, age, builder, type, dimensions, even photography tips and parking for each bridge. A wonderful introduction includes tips on how to look at a covered bridge. A checklist for viewing the bridges and many black & white photographs add to this book's charm. Maps are basic; bring along a detailed road map.

Green Mountain Ghosts, Ghouls & Unsolved Mysteries

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Green Mountain Ghosts, Ghouls & Unsolved Mysteries By Joseph Citro, Bonnie Christensen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joseph Citro, Bonnie Christensen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781881527503
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Published: HarperVia - October 15th, 1994

If you delight in the "bizarre, the grotesque and the mysterious", this is the book for you. Joe Citro has collected many of Vermont's unique tales of ghosts, vampires, monsters (including Champ) and more. He combines them with eerie woodcuts and location maps to create a weird little gem of Vermont folklore and history.

Vermont Wildlife Viewing Guide

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Vermont Wildlife Viewing Guide (Wildlife Viewing Guides) By Cindy Kilgore Brown Cover Image
ISBN: 9781560442912
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - October 22nd, 2002

This is a basic guide to wildlife viewing areas, not to wildlife. After an introduction to Vermont and viewing tips, the guide divides the state into four areas: southern, central, Northeast Kingdom and northwest lake. It then lists the wildlife viewing sites by area. Each site shows icons for wildlife, facilities and recreation, a site description, viewing information, excellent directions, closest town, ownership and size. Photographs and illustrations add interest and information.

Vermont Kitchens Revisited

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Vermont Kitchens Revisited By The Women Of The Cathedral Church Of St. Paul,, Margaret Parlour (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780962725302
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Published: Vermont Kitchen Publications - September 1st, 1990

In 1990 the churchwomen of the Burlington church published this sequel to their popular Out of Vermont Kitchens. Again, regional recipes are featured, although they are slightly more sophisticated than those in the original. They include Lamb and Ratatouille Casserole, Sole with Pine Nuts, Couscous Salad and Almond Baked Apples,

 The Earlier book, Out of Vermont Kitchens, contains more traditional Vermont recipes.

~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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