Garden-to-Table Recipe: Zucchini Spaghetti with Seaweed Pesto


Garden-to-Table Recipe: Zucchini Spaghetti with Seaweed Pesto
Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

I’ve been spending the past few mornings getting the drip watering system all set up in my garden, and although it’s been very wet here in the Pacific Northwest, I’m hoping that getting my garden in order will somehow remind the sun that it’s time to come out and get all the veggies going.

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Garden-to-Table: Blueberry Lemon Pancakes


Garden-to-Table: Blueberry Lemon Pancakes
Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

It’s blueberry season, friends!! I love heading out to u-pick blueberries once the season hits, there’s something so incredibly beautiful about seeing hundreds of dusty bluish purple berries hanging heavy from their dark green shrubs, all in a long and sprawling row.

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Roasted Beet Salad with Pea Shoots

By Eva Kosmas Flores


Roasted Beet Salad with Pea Shoots
Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

I love the soft, freshly flavored new pea shoots of spring. They have the most wonderful texture to them, and their flavor is slightly reminiscent of peas but in a much more subtle and refreshing way,

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Earth Day: We Were Green Before It Was Cool!


What’s Not to Love?!
Photo by Paul Gooney

I have a reusable tote bag emblazoned with the slogan, Vermont: We Were Green Before It Was Cool. It’s true. I don’t know if it’s the serenity of the landscape, the improbability of the weather, or the commitment of Vermonters to live and let live, but there is a respect and a reverence for. . .

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Everglades Foundation: Making Conservation Look Good!


These ladies really live their work!
Photo by Everglades Foundation

As regular readers of the Orvis News may have noticed, for the past year we’ve been deeply committed to the work being done to restore the health and well-being of Florida’s Everglades. Working in partnership with our friends at The Everglades Foundation we have been working to restore water flows south of Lake Okeechobee and to stop discharges down the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers….

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7 Ways Hiking in Vermont is Different from Hiking in Virginia

Written by: Wayne Rock


The author at the summit of 4,000-foot Camel’s Hump, Vermont’s 3rd highest and most-recognized
mountain—it’s the mountain featured on the Vermont State Quarter.
Photos courtesy Wayne Rock

1. You know switchbacks? Fuhgeddaboudem.
When I first applied for a job in the Green Mountains, I took myself to a place that had a highly drinkable amber on tap called Switchback Ale. I would later find out that this fine brew is. . .

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Cooper’s Alaska

Written by: Paul Fersen


Paul Fersen and his then-10-year-old son, Cooper, pose with a pink salmon in Alaska.
Photos courtesy Paul Fersen

Travis and David were a hundred yards downriver, pulling rainbows from a deep run. I leaned against the raft, with a cup of coffee watching a caribou move through the brilliant lavender. . .

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Adventures with Dad. . .

It’s all about the moments. A lifetime of moments etched into the psyche of every son and daughter. For each of us, those cherished slices of time are intensely personal, immortalized. . .

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