How to Stay Warm and Healthy

How True Vermonters Stay Healthy in Winter

Up here in Vermont we keep healthy by keeping busy. Ben Franklin was right; idleness, like isolation, is bad for the mind and body. Do those chores today, not tomorrow. Stand, don’t sit. Our neighbors are real Vermonters, salty old-timers in the best way, “tough as a ten-cent steak.” In their eighties they still chop… more

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Natural Remedies for Cold & Flu Season

Must-Haves for Your Medicine Chest By Gardner Orton, Proprietor People often ask me what to take when they come down with a cold or the flu. Having spent the past 18 years studying holistic health and natural medicine, I know a thing or two about using natural remedies to stay healthy. I’ll share my favorite… more