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Hidden Within The Grains Of The Wood The Artistry, Craftsmanship And Passion Of Adam Marsano
By Cookie Steponaitis
   For Vermont artist and furniture maker Adam Marsano, he simply cannot remember a time in his life when creating with wood was not a part of it. “I grew up locally,” shared Adam. “I started with building these crazy tree forts, watching my mom restore Victorian furniture and simply loving the feel of wood in my hands. Today I always have a piece of wood on my bench and I try to make beautiful things by simply putting my whole heart into it. Each piece is one of a kind.”

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Lessons in Determination and Hard Work Down on the Farm with Harvey Smith And Family
By Tom Pinsonneault
    Meeting Harvey Smith in his barn on Lime Kiln Road in New Haven on a brisk November morning is a lesson in more than farming. It is a testimonial to the dedication of one family to start with a dream and create a legacy to be passed on. Harvey was there with his granddaughter Anna Jo Smith. She greeted me at the door of the old milk parlor after seeing this reporter stumble around outside trying to find someone amidst the roar of farm machinery and warnings of various farm animals that a stranger was approaching.

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