Visit Peoples Academy in Morrisville, VT as a part of our “Stories on the Road to Proficiency” series -films to explore, spark dialogue, and further understanding about the implementation of proficiency-based learning.
The Growing Food, Growing Farmers audio series focuses on agricultural activity - and agricultural revival - in Rutland County from the perspectives of the farmers themselves.
Migmar Tsering, an accomplished singer and player of dramyin - a long-necked, seven-stringed lute - is a Tibetan refugee who has lived in Vermont since 2011.
Harold Luce of Chelsea, VT learned to play fiddle as a boy in the 1930s and performed as a member of the Ed Larkin Contra Dancers from 1933 up until his death in 2014. In 2007 folklorist Andy Kolovos recorded Harold and his accompanist, Adam Boyce, in Chelsea, VT.
"C'était une bergere" is a French language folk song that tells the story of an ill-fated encounter between a shepherdess and kitten. This version of the song was performed by Alberta Gagné of Highgate, VT and recorded by Vermont Franco-American performer and cultural advocate, Martha Pellerin in 1995
"Springfield Mountain" (Laws G16) is a widely-distributed American folksong that details the story of a young man who dies of a rattlesnake bite. This version was performed by Fred Atwood and recorded in 1964.
Andy has been interviewing a number of Vermont cartoonists to explore how being from - and living in - Vermont informs their work.