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  • Mad River Path to build new section at Yestermorrowhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/mad-river-path/15800-mad-river-path-to-build-new-section-at-yestermorrow

    A new 1-mile section of the Mad River Path will be constructed behind and uphill from the Yestermorrow Design Build School in Waitsfield this summer. “We’re just waiting on Yestermorrow’ Act 250 permit to be amended and we can get started. The...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Mad River Path
  • Warren Select Board approves Fourth of July parade https://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/15780-warren-select-board-approves-fourth-of-july-parade

    activities and a beer garden at Brooks Field and no Buddy Badges or entry fees. This year there will be no parking at Yestermorrow and Sugarbush and no Mad Bus service ferrying people to the parade. Rather, people will park where allowed in and around...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Local News
  • DRB approves Fayston tiny house developmenthttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/15688-drb-approves-fayston-tiny-house-development

    be movable. Dreyer has a partially completed tiny house on a trailer already thanks to a class she took last summer at Yestermorrow. “Last summer I jumped into this class at Yestermorrow on building a tiny house on a trailer. I learned that they had...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Local News
  • The Mad River Valley updates to COVID-19https://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/14239-the-mad-river-valley-reactions-to-covid-19

    to call ahead to expedite your order. American Flatbread is open for takeout only, 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday through Sunday. Yestermorrow has canceled or postponed all hands-on upcoming classes through April 25. Balanced Life Chiropractic Dr. Corin Bauer...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: The Valley Reporter
    • Category: Local News
  • Yestermorrow class completes 850 square-foot-house for less than $65,000https://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/15325-yestermorrow-class-completes-850-square-foot-house-for-less-than-65-000

    This fall’s Yestermorrow/UMASS-Amherst Semester in Design/Build students built an 850-square-foot-not-so-tiny house for less than $65,000. Mac Rood, Waitsfield, was one of the instructors and last month at a tri-town leadership meeting focused on...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Local News
  • Re-imaging the food shelf to serve the communityhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/15230-re-imaging-the-food-shelf-to-serve-the-community

    to make access more available for people who work traditional hours. Brad Cook of Building Performance Systems and a Yestermorrow instructor has installed an air exchange system to provide better ventilation. Evergreen-resident-only hours were...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: The Valley Reporter
    • Category: Local News
  • A new age victory gardenhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/artsent/15143-a-new-age-victory-garden

    plot. As the garden started up in the spring, local businesses and organizations like Bottles and Cans, Yestermorrow School and Vermont Wine Merchants donated to it. Individuals, like master gardener Kitty Werner, Waitsfield, contributed their time and...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Ingrid Lackey-Howell
    • Category: Arts and Entertainment
  • King Hap, black bears, bare arms, MRG dominate paradehttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/14779-king-hap-black-bears-bare-arms-mrg-dominate-parade

    That float was deemed most patriotic. The award for best overall float went to a newcomer to the Warren parade, the Yestermorrow School and Design Build Group. This float was a series of separate houses or building frame pieces, including a tower, walls...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Phil King and Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Local News
  • History of the Mad River Pathhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/sports/14633-history-of-the-mad-river-path

    having to walk on Route 100 in the future. This year, the MRP will grow by at least 2 miles, including trails on the Yestermorrow property and land owned by Chris Lamonia behind the Big Picture. Planning to connect sections along the Mad River is a...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Laura Brines and Betsy Jondro
    • Category: Sports
  • History of the Mad River Pathhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/mad-river-path/14737-history-of-the-mad-river-path-2

    having to walk on Route 100 in the future. This year, the MRP will grow by at least 2 miles, including trails on the Yestermorrow property and land owned by Chris Lamonia behind the Big Picture. Planning to connect sections along the Mad River is a...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Laura Brines and Betsy Jondro
    • Category: Mad River Path
  • Tiny houses in The Valley – what the zoning allowshttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/13780-tiny-houses-in-the-valley-what-the-zoning-allows

    and it is used only for housing overflow guests. It does not have water and wastewater. It was built in 1994 as a Yestermorrow project. (Yestermorrow is one of the hosts of this weekend’s Tiny House Fest Vermont.) It features a tiny woodstove, two twin...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Local News
  • Sixty speakers and a crowd expected for Tiny House Fest https://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/13754-sixty-speakers-and-a-crowd-expected-for-tiny-house-fest

    high school and college-age youth groups. At the Community Vision Stage speakers will discuss a range of issues that Yestermorrow executive director Charlotte Potter said could be roughly described as social justice issues, including low-income housing,...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis and Katie Martin
    • Category: Local News
  • Shiny objecthttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/editorials/13739-shiny-object

    “Tiny houses are the shiny object that gets everyone’s attention,” Yestermorrow’s Chrissy Bellmyer told The Valley Reporter this week. She’s right and so was Yestermorrow director Charlotte Potter when she said, “It’s not about downsizing, it’s about...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Editorials
  • Barns and Bridges Festival openshttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/artsent/13668-barns-and-bridges-festival-opens

    celebration of the history of the agricultural heritage and the architecture of The Valley’s barns and bridges. Yestermorrow and Valley Arts are sponsoring a Historic Barn Tour on Saturday, September 21, providing guests the opportunity to visit...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: The Valley Reporter
    • Category: Arts and Entertainment
  • Barns and Bridges Festival welcomes fallhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/artsent/13647-barns-and-bridges-festival-welcomes-fall

    house major art exhibitions and activities. New for the 2019 festival is the Historic Bridge and Barn Tour sponsored by Yestermorrow and Valley Arts. This docent-led tour allows visitors to tour interiors of barns with views and experiences rarely...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Arts and Entertainment
  • MRV hosts Tiny House Fest Vermonthttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/13601-mrv-hosts-tiny-house-fest-vermont

    House Fest Vermont 2019 is rolling up the highway from southern Vermont to the Mad River Valley, home of co-presenter Yestermorrow Design/Build School. The weekend of October 26 and 27, 2019, will kick off with a local tour of tiny houses at Sugarbush...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: The Valley Reporter
    • Category: Local News
  • This week for the Vermont Festival of the Artshttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/artsent/13551-this-week-for-the-vermont-festival-of-the-arts

    Thursday, August 15 Art of the Garden, 9 am to 1 pm, Waitsfield Village, reservations required, www.yestermorrow.org, 802-496-6682. Cooking Classes at The Store, 6 to 8 pm, The Store, Waitsfield, reservations required, www.kitchenatthestore.com. Big...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: The Valley Reporter
    • Category: Arts and Entertainment
  • 'Symbols of Freedom' draws huge crowdhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/13458-symbols-of-freedom-draws-huge-crowd

    Freddie Viens. Most Environmental: SunCommon. Best Newcomer: Ward’s Energy and Kingsbury Septic. Smallest Float: Yestermorrow’s Tiny Tap House. Best in Volunteerism: Mad River Valley fire departments and ambulance. Click image below to open slideshow:...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Katie Martin
    • Category: Local News
  • Herbert J. Williams IIIhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/obit/13431-herbert-j-williams-iii

    as owned and operated Bayside Landscape for 33 years in Jamestown, RI. Following his retirement, Herb took courses at Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Waitsfield, VT, where he pursued his love of woodworking and creating his own furniture from cherry...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Submitted by family
    • Category: Obituaries
  • Governor Phil Scott visits The Valley Reporterhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/13291-governor-phil-scott-visits-the-valley-reporter

    housing of $65 million. After his visit to The Valley Reporter, Scott attended an employers’ roundtable discussion at Yestermorrow with Schirling, Young and several other administration officials, local legislators and local employers. Scott also...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Local News
  • Airbnb in The Valley – Part 3https://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/12656-airbnb-in-the-valley-part-3

    between organizations such as the planning district, a local housing coalition, Down Street Community Development, Yestermorrow, Norwich University, Efficiency Vermont, with efforts focused on a tiny house initiative and zoning changes to allow denser...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Katie Martin
    • Category: Local News
  • Community rallies to help construct a space for Lily Stilwellhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/11863-community-rallies-to-help-construct-a-space-for-lily-stilwell

    were frustrated that Lily couldn’t even get into the bathroom. Cunningham contacted Waitsfield design and build school Yestermorrow where Buzz Ferver took on the project. “After we got home on January 20, this project changed from having people help us...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Lisa Loomis
    • Category: Local News
  • Opinion: Keeping costs downhttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/my-view/11588-opinion-keeping-costs-down

    and craftsmen in Waitsfield and the Mad River Valley. Why not have a contest for design and construction including the Yestermorrow School or maybe someone would donate an acceptable design and construction? Before any money is spent, all methods of...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Michael Sharkey
    • Category: MyView
  • July Fourth, it’s almost herehttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/local-news/11411-july-fourth-it-s-almost-here

    will run until 4 p.m. – follow the detour signs and auxiliary Mad Bus July 4 Bus signs. There is no off-site parking at Yestermorrow this year due to the bridge construction detour that has Route 100 closed just south of the Lareau swim hole. Donations...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: The Valley Reporter
    • Category: Local News
  • Heidi Keyworth Albanesehttps://www.valleyreporter.com/index.php/news/obit/11367-heidi-keyworth-albanese-2

    twice. She ran the food service for the Mad Dash for 20 years on a volunteer basis. She began running the kitchen at Yestermorrow Design/Build School, where she emphasized locally grown organic meats and produce. She also is remembered by many children...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Submitted by family
    • Category: Obituaries
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