Monthly Archives: August 2014

Summer returns to the NEK

After a long stretch of fall like weather,  summer has returned to the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.  The high temperature so far today,  Sunday, is 78° in Island Pond, VT.  Coupled with a nice breeze, it’s a beautiful day to be outside and enjoy all that the region has to offer.

island pond, vt

Fair weather clouds over the NEK

This week’s forecast is calling for more summer weather with highs in the 70s and maybe even a few lower 80s in some spots in the NEK. Get out there and enjoy it as fall is fast approaching. There was even snow falling in the mountains of Montana this weekend.  As you can see in the following photo taken this afternoon in our yard in Island Pond,  fall will be here before long.

fall foliage vt

Small maple in Island Pond turning red taken 8/24/14



Tomatoes almost ready!

For whatever reason our tomatoes have been talking their time this year.  I was happy to see them starting to ripen this week.  Even though ours haven’t been ready, we’ve been getting some good tomatoes in Island Pond, VT at both Teds Market and Kingdom Market.  We’ve also gotten some very good sweet corn in town. However,  we can’t wait to pick our own home grown tomatoes.  They will go very well on my favorite sandwich this summer,  a BLT with cheese on toasted wheat bread.


Tomatoes starting to ripen in Island Pond, VT


Fall like feel in the NEK

Today sure does feel more like September than it does mid August here in the Northeast Kingdom of VT.  The current temperature at 2PMi in Island Pond is 59° under partly sunny skies. The forecast is calling for mostly cloudy weather with a chance of showers right through the upcoming weekend. Temperatures will also remain be, ow normal with highs in the 60s.