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The VPR Café is a weekly feature that's all about Vermont food and the people who grow it, prepare it and love it.

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The VPR Café is a weekly feature that's all about Vermont food and the people who grow it, prepare it and love it.

    VPR Cafe: Changing Of The Guard At Half Pint Farm

    VPR Cafe: Changing Of The Guard At Half Pint Farm

    Ownership of a vegetable farm in Burlington's Intervale has recently changed hands. Although small, Half Pint Farm provides many area restaurants with fresh produce and is known for its colorful stand at The Burlington Farmers Market. While new owners, Emily and Sean Mitchell, continue to provide what customers have come to expect, they've also added some new veggies.

    • 7 min
    VPR Cafe: New Digs For Distillery And Its Honey-Based Beverages

    VPR Cafe: New Digs For Distillery And Its Honey-Based Beverages

    A Vermont distillery recently moved operations from The Northeast Kingdom to the capitol city and its new location is as sweet as the honey infused in its spirits. Caledonia Spirits , previously in Hardwick, now has a beautiful, new space in Montpelier which also includes a bar and store.

    • 6 min
    VPR Cafe: You Pick The Price At Chez Mami's Taco Truck

    VPR Cafe: You Pick The Price At Chez Mami's Taco Truck

    Somewhere on Route 2 at the intersection of rock 'n roll, good intentions and culinary whimsy, is a taco truck making a small difference in the world. No menu, no fixed prices and live music!

    • 6 min
    VPR Cafe: Vermont Vino Au Naturel

    VPR Cafe: Vermont Vino Au Naturel

    It has taken a while for Vermont wines to get noticed, and the crawl for the state's winemakers has been slow and steady. However, even sub-genres are now being recognized; in particular, natural wine.

    • 7 min
    VPR Cafe: Animal Welfare Certifications Lead To Grant For South Hero Farm

    VPR Cafe: Animal Welfare Certifications Lead To Grant For South Hero Farm

    When it comes to food, we see lots of labels like "all natural," "free range" and others that have no legal definition, are unverified or meaningless. But Health Hero Farm in South Hero is, in fact, certified 100 percent grass-fed and animal welfare approved, and recently received a grant to promote why those certifications matter.

    • 7 min
    VPR Cafe: Eating On The Cheap

    VPR Cafe: Eating On The Cheap

    Cheap eats aren't always the best options when it comes to nutrition; however, restaurants do indeed exist where you can find a good, solid, quality meal that's affordable. Those descriptors are part of the criteria for the Seven Days food feature, "Dining on a Dime." In this podcast, we'll hear about some of their recent picks for grabbing a decent bite.

    • 7 min

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