Using ethnography to explore the
diverse cultures of Vermont.
Exploring and documenting the role of the Grange in Vermont today - specifically focusing on two active community Granges: Middle Branch Grange in East Bethel and Riverside Grange in West Topsham.
Early this past summer, members of the Bhutanese Nepali New American community formed a folk dance and music group for young people in Burlington’s Old North End neighborhood
An ethnographic cartooning project that pairs Vermont cartoonists with Latin American migrant farm workers on Vermont dairy farms.
The Vermont Folklife Center has undertaken an ethnographic research project exploring the occupational cultures and practices of these emergent, locally focused, “grass-roots” agricultural enterprises. Photo / Eric Seitz, Pitchfork Farm, Burlington, VT.
Exploring transformative classrooms practices, youth and adult partnerships, and school-wide initiatives that are evolving the public school experience for students across Vermont.
In 2015, Vermont Folklife Center researchers partnered with the The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America Vermont Chapter to develop and oral history and photographic portrait project exploring the lives, passions, and character of the groups membership.