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Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Blue Backpack Chronicles: Bees, Birdhouses and the Beach

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If you go:

Allenholm Farm is located at 150 South St. in South Hero. It’s open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, visit or call 372-5566.

Hackett’s Orchard is located right down the road at 86 South St. It’s open daily from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, visit or call 372-4848.

White’s Beach is located on West Shore Rd. Take a right out of Hackett’s Orchard or Allenholm Farm onto South Street, then turn right on to West Shore Rd. Follow the road until you see the lake. There is a parking area on your right. The birdhouse forest is just past the parking lot on your right. Visit for more information.


This post was written by Kids VT contributor Alison Novak, who lives in Shelburne with her husband and two kids. Every week this fall, she and her 3-year-old son, Theo, will embark on an inexpensive excursion to someplace they’ve never been. The Blue Backpack Chronicles — named for Theo’s trusty travel backpack — is a blog series about their adventures.

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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Alison Novak

Alison Novak

Alison is the former managing editor at Kids VT, Seven Days' parenting publication and writes about education for Seven Days.


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