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

Caption: Bare Root Trees, Credit: Courtesy esager via Flickr
Here's a straight forward approach to planting bare root trees and shrubs. Charlie provides some helpful hints to keep them hardy.

Bought by WMNR and WMNR


  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sunchokes, Credit: Courtesy Bochalla via Flickr
Neither from Jerusalem nor a relative of the artichoke, how did the Jerusalem artichoke get it's name? Charlie Nardozzi provides scientific facts,...

Bought by WMNR and WMNR


  • Added: Apr 18, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Big Blue Sea Holly , Credit: Courtesy amandabhslater via Flickr
Flower varieties that are old, new, borrowed, and blue - no wedding necessary.

Bought by WMNR and WMNR


  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Velour Beans, Credit: Courtesy VeggieGardenTips via Flickr
Charlie Nardozzi suggests new tomato, bean and squash varieties to try this year. He provides brief histories and organic gardening tips.

Bought by WMNR and WMNR


  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Jars of maple syrup on the grocery store shelf may seem interchangeable, but the flavors of maple syrup are unique to the trees the sap came from, ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 05:30
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In the season of maple sugaring, topping pancakes is just the beginning of the ways maple syrup can be used. Doug Mack is the chef and owner of Mar...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:59
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The Read family in Hartland, Vermont, collects sap from maple trees to make maple syrup. Rick and his daughter Sydney explain the process and scien...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A father and daughter demonstrate their simple, home-grown method of tapping maple trees during sugaring season.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 02:19
Caption: Kevin Colusa playing the theremin in his living room.
You may not know the name, but you'd recognize the sound: that spooky electronic music that's was a staple of science fiction movies. It comes a fr...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2011
  • Length: 06:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: An Afghanistan National Police trainee., Credit: Steve Zind
A half-hour documentary that examines the challenging counter-insurgency mission of the National Guard and how the Guard is training the Afghan Pol...

Bought by WLPR, WGBH Radio Boston, KSFR, and Maine Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 17, 2010
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4