In Vermont, Outcry Over Oxen

A Facebook petition asking Green Mountain College to spare the school’s beloved oxen team from slaughter has racked up more than 30,000 signatures from all over the world. But school officials say they won’t change their mind.

New Website For VT Foodies

With the growing interest in local food, Vermont has come out with a new interactive website to help link people to nearly 400 food experiences around the state.

Local meat

Interest and demand is on the rise for meat raised in our region, but some experts say there’s a limit to how much meat we can produce if the capacity of our regional slaughterhouses doesn’t keep up. Also, a comparison of how Vermont and New Hampshire are handling budget woes.

Food and music for July 4th

We’re celebrating the fourth of July with food and music. We’ll talk with a UVM professor who’s written a book about how regional food is rich in taste and value. And we’re treated to a performance by the Vermont bluegrass group Banjo Dan and the Mid-Nite Plowboys – they have a new album out.