Welcome to the Jay Peak Region at the Top of VT
If it is covered bridges, spotted cows and farmers’ markets you seek…look elsewhere. This is the Top of VT.
It’s not that you won’t find such things up here. It’s just that they’re so…tame. The Top of VT is a bit unruly. An area of the Green Mountains that resists being defined by postcard images. Where people find a place where the clamor and confusion of everyday life is replaced by preciousness stillness and views of boundless expanse; where they discover a community shaped as much by weather and wilderness, as the quirky culture that comes with living and working along an International border.
So yeah, we’ve got bridges. They just moan with a bit more history. And the spots on our cows are more lopsided than most. And as to our Farmers’ Markets, well, you have to see them to believe them.
This is such a great time of year for Weddings in Vermont. Beautiful Covered Bridges, farm fields with Cows to gaze at, all while taking in the Fall Foilage like no where else and don’t forget the local farmers markets.
Come on in and see what’s waiting for you in the Jay Peak Region at the Top of VT.
Member of the Day
After several years of teaching mindfulness to thousands of children, Teal Scott, the founder of CML, realized that his mindfulness teaching would have a greate…r impact on the educational system and the community if he formed an organization which had the capacity to reach a larger population. In April 2010, Scott partnered with leading educators in the field of mindfulness to create CML. For the first ten months of operation, Linking Learning to Life, a Burlington non-profit, offered its support as a Fiscal Sponsor to help CML get off the ground. In September 2011, CML obtained 501(c)3 status and is now functioning as a non-profit, independent of Linking Learning to Life.
With strong support from 1440 Foundation, The Johnson Family Foundation, The Silicon Valley Foundation, The Vermont Community Foundation and organizational support from Linking Learning to Life, CML was able to immediately provide extensive programming on a national level. Since inception, CML has created partnerships with and provided programming to: The Visiting Nurses Association, AmeriCorps, Burlington Children’s Space, Youth LAB, Transitional Services for Youth and Families, King Street Center, The Vermont Institute for Health and Wellness, Girls Move Mountains, and five public school districts in the Northeast. Through these partnerships CML has offered programs to hundreds of young people, including a large number of refugee and low-income youth. With a goal of broadening our reach, CML has also developed an Online Teacher Training program, and taught our curriculum to adults from five countries (i.e. Germany, Australia, Israel, Canada, and the United States), who have in turn taught mindfulness skills to hundreds of their own students. Through partnering with schools and youth serving organizations, CML helps youth to successfully navigate the negative impacts of stress, lead healthy lives, accomplish life-changing goals, and overcome barriers to success.