Food & Drink

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As American As Apple Pie?

By Ellen Oltman Kellner   Like most of our ancestors, apples are not native to North America. Apple seeds arrived here with the first European settlers. The legendary Johnny “Appleseed” Chapman planted apple trees along the 18th-century frontier, and within a less than a century virtually every American farm had one. Soldiers in World War II were fighting for Mom […]


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Fall Fun

Planning a Trip to Southern Vermont in Autumn     Experience the vibrant colors and some of the best views in Southern Vermont here in the Manchester and the Mountains area. We’ve done your fall weekend getaway planning for you and there is something for everyone. Families can enjoy the season picking pumpkins and apples and […]


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Vermont Antiques Week

Southern Vermont plays host to vendors around New England for an entire weekend of antiques shows. The world famous Vermont foliage provides the perfect backdrop for browsing, learning, bargaining, and more. Drive scenic roads between the shows and take time to get outside while you’re here. Weston Antiques Show Sep. 30 – Oct. 1, 2016 […]


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Go For Green

Green Companies in Our Backyard… …and the local initiative that’s putting them together to create a “green economy”     By Lynn Barrett, Joyce Marcel, and Candace Pearson Life has always seemed green in the Green Mountains of Vermont, with hiking and canoeing and farm-to-table dining around every corner. But the ethic is more than a lifestyle; […]

Featuring Manchester and the Mountains

Stratton Magazine’s mission is to showcase the communities, people and lifestyle of Southern Vermont. With a focus on the Manchester and The Mountains areas, the magazine promotes their vibrant year-round recreation, events, culinary and arts activities. Our offices are located in the historic Kimball Grist Mill in the heart of Manchester Center, Vermont. Mountain Media, LLC. is comprised of a creative and enthusiastic team that lives and works in the very area Stratton Magazine highlights.
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