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by Kristi Webb, Trustee I once heard someone say that watching Al Hicks cook was like watching a ballet. Those probably aren’t words most of us associate with chefs, but Al was unusual in many ways. First, there was the fact that he – a young, African-American student from Fisk College – took the train […]
By McKenna Hayden (BDC ’09-’15, IB ’16-’17) and Rebecca Lapham (BDC ’09-’15, IB ’16-’17) Indian Brook teaches us so many things that we use in our day-to- day life. From wilderness skills like whittling to values; from cook- ing to friendship, we take these lessons home with us and try to implement them into our […]
Even when temperatures dip, farm sta are out every morning and night doing chores to keep our animals happy and fed through the winter. This is my favorite thing to make for breakfast after early morning chores, using ingredients we’ve stored from the gardens… and a little help from our laying hens. WINTER FARMER’S BREAKFAST […]
The sun is shining and dishes are clanging on this warm fall afternoon as Jack Hunter (SAM director ’63-’68, TF staff ’70-’72, ED ’73) and Bruce Ergood (SAM Director ’72-’74, TF Director ’58) sing a few words from the folk song, “Good Old Mountain Dew.” Over 50 combined years of SAM directors, staff and alumni […]
At Farm & Wilderness, campers and teens have the woods, lakes and fields of central Vermont as their playground, classroom and home. Our camps use over 4,000 secluded acres.