Farmer Buzz Ferver wants to be the person to bring persimmons to Vermont’s cold growing climate. But his ambitions are broader — he’s developing a collection of nutritious nuts and seeds that can thrive in the region. It’s part climate project, part history project.
Charlie Nardozzi: A guru of the garden, springing up all over
Raised on a farm in an extended Italian family, Charlie Nardozzi's rural roots were too deep to resist the call of the garden. Today, he's become a horticultural whirlwind, offering advice all over Vermont and across the nation on all things gardening on radio, in print and on the worldwide web.