Shopping

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Shopping with Mr. Orton

By the time we circled over to the checkout counter, it occurred to me that in The Vermont Country Store, you don’t so much finish your shopping, as surrender to the sober realization that, as much as you want it, you simply cannot have it all…

Good Works

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Vermont Businesses Do Well By Doing Good

Benefit Corporations, or B Corps, are for-profit businesses with heart and a social conscience, companies that place taking care of their employees, supporting their communities, and protecting the environment alongside making a profit. And not surprisingly, Vermont is one of the leaders in the B Corp movement… 

Food & Drink

maple bacon chili
It’s Chili in the Mountains

The Green Mountains are a long ride from the hills of Texas, and, of course, it just wouldn’t be Vermont if there wasn’t maple syrup somehow linked to a chili-making contest at Stratton Mountain because maple syrup is this state’s “real thing…”

Good Works

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Solar Switch

At first, the electricians in Barrio San Salvador de Caguas, a village of approximately 3,000 people in Puerto Rico, didn’t understand what Vermonters Bill Laberge and Eric Hangen were up to when they switched off all the electrical breakers in Maria Garcia Carrion’s house, as there was no power to begin with…

ArtScene

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Common Threads

Take two layers of fabric, either whole cloth or patchwork, layer filling between the two, and stitch it all together, plain or fancy. Technically speaking, you have just made a quilt. But why stop there?…

Health

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Winter Is Coming: Are You Ready to Shred?

Winter is coming. Your skis or board are waxed, your bindings are tuned, and your boots are broken in; but is your body ready to hit the slopes? Even if you managed to stay somewhat active over the summer, you may not be up for those leg-burning double blacks right out of the gate…

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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