Monthly Archives: November 2010


Cornmeal (“skamontahigan”) was a staple food of the Abenaki people, who were native to our region. Thanks to Butterworks Farm in Westfield VT, we still have access to local cornmeal, available in bulk at the Upper Valley Food Co-op in … Continue reading

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Vermont Cranberry Sauce

The Lesnikoski’s Vermont Cranberry Company in East Fairfield VT harvests up to 30,000 pounds annually. Cooked with a little maple syrup, localvores can make a delicious, completely local cranberrry sauce: Vermont Maple Cranberry Sauce:  Using a ratio of 1 cup … Continue reading

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A Little Upper Valley Localvore History

Here are a few of the 100-Mile Diet challenge-takers at the first UVLocalvore potluck in August 2005. We feasted on borscht, potato-onion fritatta, salad greens with maple vinaigrette, tomatoes and goat cheese, blackberries and maple yogurt, iced mint tea, and … Continue reading

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