Vermont Wedding Country

Whether you are dreaming of a winter wonderland in Vermont, romantic fall foliage, spring or green/eco wedding, Riverside Farm in Vermont can assist you and to plan an elegant Vermont country wedding, one that you and your guests will always remember. Specializing in the destination Vermont weddings, our Vermont wedding estate hosts elegant and unique barn weddings, outdoor weddings, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and receptions. Imagine your Vermont wedding of a life time as a three-day celebration, which would include a delicious rehearsal dinner, a beautiful outdoor ceremony, a magnificent reception and a farewell Sunday brunch, each utilizing a different location on the property. You may select a tented event on the fabulous landscaped grounds or an event in one of the property's stunning barns while allowing for every modern convenience.

Riverside Farm for your picture perfect wedding in Vermont.

Riverside Farm is a Vermont private country farm that is the perfect setting for your dream Vermont wedding. Located on an estate of close to three hundred acres of perfectly preserved grounds in the Green Mountains making it Vermont's most breathtaking country wedding estate. Wedding at Riverside Farm are the perfect blend of chic city sophistication and simple country elegance.

Country Wedding

Riverside Farm is the perfect site for Vermont destination weddings, offering a variety of venues to help you realize your dreams, may it be a barn wedding or beautiful Vermont nature. Consider three days of celebration including a rehearsal dinner, beautiful ceremony, magnificent reception and Sunday sendoff brunch, with each held in a different on-site location. A tented event on the beautifully maintain estate grounds or a barn wedding in your choice of 6 different on-site barns, provides you with indoor or outdoor options. Riverside Farm provides customized wedding packages and menus that can be tailor to your every want and need, and an on-site planner can help ensure the ceremonies go smoothly and are run meticulously.


Riverside Farm offers a picturesque location regardless of the season for your wedding, the perfect location for a wedding that you and your guests will never forget.

Libraries Receive Shrinking Share of University Expenditures - 22 Jul 2014, 5:30 am

Over the past three decades, the research library has been receiving a smaller proportion of the university budget. Does this trend reflect the failure of library administrators and the declining relevance of libraries? Or does it tell the story of self-control and growing efficiency against a backdrop of spiraling higher education costs? Continue reading   Read more


Cynic opinion editor takes on top job at local mag - 23 May 2014, 12:50 pm

Zach Despart

A former opinion editor and columnist for The Vermont Cynic has taken on the top job at Thread Magazine, a Burlington-based arts, culture, music and politics online magazine.

Zach Despart, who wrote for the Cynic from 2009 to 2012, has worked for WCAX-TV in Burlington and continues to report for Middlebury’s Addison Independent. He’s been writing for Thread since 2012, said Ben Sarle, the magazine’s founder.

“I have no doubt that Zach will do a fantastic job as Thread’s editor,” Sarle said. “He’s been a trusted and talented part of the team for a long time.

“I’m stoked to see where he takes the publication.”

Despart said he hopes to continue producing in-depth features about issues that the Burlington audience cares about, as well as profiles of the creative people that give the city its identity.

“Burlington is a dynamic, beautiful city filled with so many talented people,” he said. “I want to continue to capture that.

“Ben’s poured a lot of hard work into the publication and cultivated a significant following in Burlington. I’m excited to keep Thread’s momentum going.”

Sarle began publishing Thread in 2011 and led the magazine until this year, when he was hired as the director of communications for the Vermont Democratic Party, according to a Thread press release.

Anyone with a story idea or an interest in contributing to Thread is encouraged to contact Despart at

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Watermark could prevent plastic piracy

31 Mar 2008, 11:45 am

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have devised a high tech watermark that can be added to plastic products as they are created to prevent counterfeiting. As the watermark is created as an intrinsic part of the plastic as it is moulded, it would require very detailed technical knowledge and equipment to replicate it. Professor Gordon Smith from WMG said the new technology could be ...

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