harvested fiddleheads

Fiddleheads: The First and Tastiest Sign of Spring

In Vermont, we can always tell when spring is truly in the air by looking down along streams, river beds, and swampy areas. What we’re looking for are bright green spirals pushing up from the ground. These are fiddleheads, and they are the furled fronds of young ferns. Did you know all ferns have a… more

Cookie Button Truffles

3 Easy Cookie Button Truffles Recipes

Bite sized, crunchy, and flavor packed, Cookie Buttons from The Vermont Country Store make a delicious sweet treat all on their own. Low in sugar and calories, these all-natural cookies are made right in our very own bakery. You should be here when a fresh batch is baking away in the oven; that’s an aroma… more

Red Fleece and Wool Cape

4 Tips to Keep You Warm and Stylish

Here in Vermont, we’re no strangers to the chill of winter. With snow flying from November to March (and sometimes even April!) and temperatures that don’t climb above 30 for several months, we get plenty of practice dressing warm. For those that spend their winter days outside, warm layers, fleece lined pants, and warm, waterproof… more

irish model wearing flapper hat

The Irish Sweater’s Story Behind the Stitch

Every Irish Wool Sweater Has Its Own Tale to Tell Once you feel the soft heft and wonderful woolen texture of a real Irish sweater, you’ll understand why they are held in high esteem. They represent the authentic spirit and pride of Ireland and the Aran Islands with beautiful artistry. Their origin reflects this storied… more

soda counter

Turn Your Kitchen into Your Own Soda Shoppe

It’s hard not to notice all the craft soda companies bubbling up (pun intended!) across the country. The advent of countertop seltzer makers and a raised consciousness around both artificial and real sugar consumption has culminated into a frenzy for fizzy drinks that are a better choice compared to most of the sodas on grocery… more