Late blight is back in Vermont. Find more info here.
Did you know that a cup of plain zucchini has more potassium than a banana? Or that they’re more than 95% water? Or that Vermont actually has a zucchini festival? Some interesting zucchini tidbits can be found here.
Pete’s Greens and the Craftsbury Schools are teaming up to serve kids some really special meals next year. Both Pete and chef Bill Allen just headed to the White House, joined by chefs across the country who have been called to action by Michelle Obama. Read about it here.
Craftsbury Academy needs volunteers to help maintain its new vegetable garden throughout the summer. Can you help? Volunteers sign up for one week of weeding, watering, and general garden maintenance and, in exchange, get to take home whatever produce is ripe during that week. Talk to Anna (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in lending a hand.
Bernie Sanders just secured some funding to help out the growth of school gardens in Vermont. Take a look here.
On Saturday mornings for the rest of the summer, you’ll be able to find the local farmers’ market happening on the Common. Head over anytime between 10am and 1pm to find some local goodies!