Vermont Public Radio

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Listener-supported Vermont Public Radio has been serving the people of Vermont and the surrounding region since 1977. As Vermont's only statewide public radio network, VPR is a trusted and independent source for news, music, conversation, NPR programming, and much more. For more information about VPR News and VPR Classical, a list of frequencies and streaming audio from all of VPR's services, visit VPR.org.

Series

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9 Pieces

In-depth look at the home-state records of the Democratic presidential candidates. Nine 4:30 news stories.

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10 Pieces

Commentary series highlights the perspective of people in their twenties.

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4 Pieces

It takes approximately 40 gallons of sap to make one gallon of maple syrup. Celebrate the tradition in the series 40 to 1: Maple Sugar Season, which looks at how to tap, boil, grade and cook with liquid gold.

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30 Pieces

Bill Harley hosts this weekly half-hour family read aloud program, featuring a compelling excerpt from children's literature.

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19 Pieces

"Charlie's Garden Journal" is a weekly program for both the amateur and the experienced gardener. It's hosted by expert horticulturalist Charlie Nardozzi; a nationally recognized garden writer, consultant, and speaker. From lawns and lilacs, to giant pumpkins, perennials, and pests; Charlie Nardozzi covers a lot of ground.

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22 Pieces

A series of short, sound-rich pieces in which experts teach listeners a practical or whimsical skills.

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5 Pieces

Audio journal by an American reporter in search of his family's roots in Iran.

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5 Pieces

A look inside the culture and daily life of modern Iran.

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12 Pieces

VPR’s “Our National Parks” series explores issues facing the national parks in their next century and how some of these problems are being addressed.

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8 Pieces

Eight National Guard soldiers who spent nearly a year in Iraq describe their experiences at war.


Latest Pieces

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We learn how to to ride a unicycle with Bill Merrylees, who first decided to learn in eighth grade and never looked back.

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 03:07
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The president of the Burlington, Vermont, Bocce Club teaches us how to play bocce as part of our Summer School series.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:50
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Two-time Vermont state banjo champion, Steve Light gives us a little lesson in playing the banjo.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:00
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On warm summer evenings, 7,000 race fans can gather at Thunder Road in Barre, Vermont, to watch races on the small banked track. Vermont's Lieutena...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
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It's cheap and easy and many gardeners swear by this worm manure to fuel their gardens, perk up tired house plants and even prevent plant diseases....

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: A Fall Garden, Credit: Flickr/Gemma Grace
When you want fresh vegetables through the fall, you'll want to plant now. Charlie also explains why it's good to be merciless in the mid-summer ga...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: Clethra, Credit: Sericea/Flickr
This week, Charlie talks about three hardy bushes that flower in the middle of the summer. Clethra, the button bush, and the seven-son flower take ...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: Edible Flower Salad, Credit: LexnGer/Flickr
Charlie profiles edible flowers. There are many varieties to choose from that are good for salads, drinks, stir fries, soups and desserts. Charlie...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Caption: Agrilus planipennis , Credit: jlucier/Flickr
There have been mysterious purple boxes popping up in trees along roadsides and throughout forests. Charlie Nardozzi has some silly ideas about wha...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
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Caption: Elderberries, Credit: Jim Mead/Flickr
Jellies, syrups, and tonics are some healthful and delicious ways to enjoy the fruits of the elderberry bush. Charlie discusses the finer points of...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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