Billings Farm and Museum Archives - Happy Vermont

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  • The Vermont Town Meeting Tradition: A Conversation with Former Governor Jim Douglas
    The Vermont Town Meeting Tradition: A Conversation with Former Governor Jim Douglas

    Town Meeting Day in Vermont is right around the corner. On the first Tuesday in March, Vermonters have traditionally gathered to cast their votes on local issues. Town meeting participation in Vermont has been on the decline for several decades. Of course, the pandemic has further...

  • Scenes from a Woodstock Road Trip
    Scenes from a Woodstock Road Trip

    Dave and I are due for another Woodstock road trip. Settled in 1768, Woodstock is repeatedly named one of the prettiest small towns in America. When you visit, you'll quickly understand why. Here you'll find historic homes and local businesses lining the streets, a covered bridge...

  • Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock

    Every spring Dave and I set aside a day to visit Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock. The operating dairy farm, established in 1871 by Frederick Billings, offers agricultural exhibits, educational programs, and special events throughout the year. The farm's rural setting is beautiful and the...

  • Say Cheese

    I don't spend much time photographing animals (other than my cats). They tend to ignore whatever I want them to do and usually look the other way as soon as I pick up my camera. I was going through some photos today and came across this...